Lentil and Orange Soup

    Lentil and Orange Soup

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    1hr15min


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    About this recipe: A delicious soup that's packed full of protein and flavour. Lentils, celery and carrots are simmered together in orange juice and chicken stock. It's the perfect winter soup to be enjoyed all year round.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 30g butter
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 125g red lentils
    • 125ml orange juice
    • 1 stick celery, chopped
    • 1/2 carrot, grated
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • ground black pepper to taste
    • 750ml chicken stock, divided

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. In a pot over medium heat, cook onions in butter until softened. Stir in lentils, orange juice, celery, carrot, bay leaf, thyme, pepper and half the chicken stock and simmer 40 minutes, until lentils are tender.
    2. Puree in a liquidiser or food processor or using a hand blender. Return to the pot, stir in remaining chicken stock and heat through.

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