Spicy Lentil Soup

350g lentils

1 Chopped Onion

4 Chopped Garlic Cloves

2 Cups Chopped Spinach

4 Celery Stalks Chopped

2 Cups Broccoli

1Tsp Coconut oil

2Tsp Cayenne Pepper

2 Tsp Turmeric

2Tsp Cumin

2Tsp Ground Ginger

2Tsp Salt

2 Stock Cubes (No Sugar or starches added extra)

4 Cups water

1 Tin Diced tomato in tomato Juice (Make sure that it does not have added Sugars)

Juice of 1 Lemon

  • Fry onions, garlic and Green peppers in Coconut oil Together in a pan till brown.

  • Then add all the spices and Sautee.

  • Add Lentils and mix till all is blended, add ¼ Water if mix is to dry so it does burn to the bottom of the pan as Spices cause it to go dry quickly.

  • Dissolve Stock cubes in boiling water and add to lentils and spices mix.

  • Allow to boil for 5 minutes and then add tomatoes and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes.

  • Add Broccoli, Celery and Spinach and allow to boil on medium for 40-45 minutes or till vegetables are soft enough.

  • If soup becomes too dry at a little bit more water. When soup is almost done add juice of one lemon and serve immediately.

This recipe serves 5 Vegetarian protein portions

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