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Recipe: Lentil and vegetable soup

Recipe: Lentil and vegetable soup

Recipe: Lentil and vegetable soup

Recipe: Baked strawberry mash


Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 6

SmartPoints™: 2 per serving.

Difficulty: Easy

  • 4 sprays Cooking spray with controlled calorie content
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stick(s) Celery, raw, (use celery hearts) trimmed and finely diced
  • 1 medium carrot, raw, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 medium zucchini, finely diced 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon thyme,
  • Dry red wine 75 ml
  • 400 g canned tomatoes (use chopped)
  • 1 cube(s) Vegetable stock cube(s) prepared from 700 ml hot water
  • 15g Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients Wild Mushrooms (Dried)
  • 2 tins of Merchant Gourmet Puy Lentils in brine, (2 x 400g tins)
  • 4 sprigs Parsley, fresh


Step 1

Heat a large nonstick pot with a lid over medium heat and mist with cooking spray. Cover and cook the onion, celery, carrot, zucchini and garlic for 5-6 minutes until softened. Stir in the tomato puree and dried thyme and cook for another 1 minute.

Step 2

Add the red wine and chopped tomatoes to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes. Pour in the vegetable broth, add the mushrooms and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until the vegetables are tender and the soup has thickened slightly.

Step 3

Add the lentils and heat until heated through. Divide between 6 warm serving bowls and garnish with parsley to serve.

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