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Red Lentil & Turmeric Soup- Serves 6


1 tbsp rapeseed oil

1 large onion, diced

3 garlic cloves, minced

2 cm fresh ginger, minced

1 carrot, grated

1 turmeric root, grated (or 1 tbsp ground turmeric)

2 cups red lentils

Zest of a lemon and juice of half a lemon

1.5 litres water

2 tsp sea salt


  • Heat the oil in a medium sized saucepan.

  • Add the onions, garlic and ginger.

  • Add the salt , carrot and lemon zest and stir well, sautéing for a few mins.

  • Add the turmeric and lentils. Coat the lentils in the mixture.

  • Add the water and stir.

  • Bring to the boil and simmer for around 20 mins, or until the lentils have softened.

  • Stir in the juice of half a lemon, bring back to the boil and serve.

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