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Turmeric and lentil soup

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  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 onions chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 15 g fresh ginger minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 300 g carrots chopped
  • 150 g celery stalks chopped
  • 200 g red lentils
  • 2 tins of light coconut milk
  • 400 g diced tomatoes
  • 0.5 l of water
  • 2 Knorr vegetable stock pots
  • 200 g spinach chopped
  • lemon juice
  • 80 g walnuts

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

802kcal

Energy (kJ)

3354kJ

Protein (g)

22.1g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

59.0g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

47.2g

Sugar (g)

8.8g

Fibre (g)

11.7g

Fat (g)

58.5g

Saturated fat (g)

40.3g

Unsaturated fat (g)

14.2g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

7.9g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

6.2g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

0mg

Sodium (mg)

982mg

Salt (g)

2.45g

Vitamin A (IU)

16097IU

Vitamin C (mg)

31.4mg

Calcium (mg)

172mg

Iron (mg)

13.21mg

Potassium (mg)

1492mg

Total

3208kcal

13416kJ

88.3g

235.8g

189.0g

35.3g

46.8g

233.9g

161.4g

56.7g

31.8g

24.9g

0.0g

0mg

3929mg

9.82g

64387IU

125.4mg

688mg

52.82mg

5970mg


  • 1 Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees.
  • 2 Mix the sweet potato and the oil in an oven tray and roast in the oven for 20-30 minutes until soft and golden brown.
  • 3 . Meanwhile put a casserole dish on the stove and add some oil, fry the onion and carrot cubes for 2 minutes.
  • 4 Add the minced garlic, ginger, chilli and cumin and heat for about 1 minute to release the flavours.
  • 5 Add the sweet potato and the tomatoes to the pan and deglaze with water and coconut milk.
  • 6 Stir in the Knorr Vegetable stock pots and bring to the boil.
  • 7 Let simmer for 10 minutes
  • 8 If you like a smooth soup, blend the soup with a hand blender or keep some garnish to one side, blend the rest and put the remaining garnish into the soup bowls before serving the soup.
  • 9 Finish the soup with the garnish on top and the lime wedges on the side