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Chunky Mediterranean soup

A super, simple soup with the taste of the Mediterranean – take in a flask to work or a eat as a quick lunch at home.

Good for…

Lentils contain a rich concentrate of fibre and folate which are good for a healthy heart. This coupled with the vitamins and minerals from the vegetables makes this soup a good all-rounder if you looking to improve your health.

What you need:

1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
½ red pepper, diced
1 courgette, diced
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 medium sized sweet potato, peeled, diced and steamed or roasted
500ml homemade stock
250g pre-cooked puy lentils
Season to taste

What you do:
Saute the onion, garlic, pepper and courgette in the coconut oil for 3 minutes.

Add the diced sweet potato and stock, and gently simmer until soft (about 10 minutes).

Add the puy lentils and serve.

Serves 2.

Top Tip

You can replace the lentils with meat, for example: roast lamb or chicken