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Curried Lentil Soup

This is a REAL budget dish – you could double the ingredients and still feed 8 people for under £5. But if you’re sticking to a family of 4, you’ll have more than enough money left over for some delicious warm Naan breads as a side.


Curried Lentil Soup

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Serves 4 People


£0.34 per Person



  • Ingredients

    2tbsp Vegetable Oil
    50g Unsalted Butter
    1 Large Onion Finely Chopped
    2 Garlic Cloves Crushed
    1 Carrot Peeled and Chopped or Grated
    1-2tsp curry powder Adjust for your Taste
    140g Dried Red lentils
    1l Vegetable Stock

How to Cook

1. Warm the oil over a medium heat in a stock pot or large saucepan. Add the onion and grated carrot and fry for 2 minutes.

2. Add the garlic, butter, curry powder and a sprinkling of salt then cook for a few more minutes until soft.

3. Put the lentils in the pan and stir to coat with the curried mix before pouring in the stock.

4. Bring to the boil then simmer for approximately 20 minutes or until the lentils are soft.

5. Remove from the heat and then pulse with a hand blender until smooth. Season with salt to taste and return to the hob to heat through again if required.

Spruce it Up

Don’t limit yourself here. This lentil curry soup is a great base to a range of dishes. Use it to include lots and lots of vegetables in one meal of the day. And don’t forget any herbs you might have lying around which can all be used here.

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Comment Below

  • Mel

    I love lentil soup! It is so lovely and filling.

  • julie

    Must try this

  • Angela Hayes

    Sounds lovely, will also be a good Weight Watchers soup for me to make. Thank you for the recipe.

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