Syn Free Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup
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Serves: 4
 
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Extra Easy/SP - syn free per serving
Green - syn free per serving
WW Smart Points - 4
Ingredients
  • 2 large carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks of celery, finely sliced
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of a garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp of fresh grated ginger
  • 1 cup/180g of dried red lentils
  • 5 cups/1.2 litres of vegetable broth/stock
  • 1 tbs of tomato paste
  • ⅛ tsp of cayenne or red pepper flakes (add more or less depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 2 tsp of ground cumin
  • 2 tsp of ground coriander
  • spray oil
  • salt and pepper to season.
  • some fresh chopped coriander
Method
  1. Spray a large saucepan with spray oil and add the onions, garlic, ginger and celery until fry until softened.
  2. Add the carrots and a couple of tablespoons of the stock, cook for a further 3-4 mins
  3. Stir in the lentils, tomato paste, cumin, coriander and chilli
  4. Add the stock, bring to the boil and simmer for approx 20 mins until carrots are softened.
  5. Season as needed with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve topped with some fresh coriander.
Notes
Instant Pot - Set to saute function, brown onions, garlic, ginger and celery as per instructions. Add other ingredients, cook on manual (10mins high) and allow a natural pressure release.

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Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 223.9 Fat: 1.1g Saturated fat: 0.1g Carbohydrates: 39.1g Sugar: 2.7g Sodium: 1058.8mg Fibre: 17.7g Protein: 15.2g Cholesterol: 5mg
Recipe by Slimming Eats - Weight Watchers and Slimming World Recipes at http://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/syn-free-spicy-carrot-and-lentil-soup