Comforting Chickpea and Lentil Soup
 
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 14oz / 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 1 14oz / 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup red lentils
  • 2 cups brocolli, shaved stems and florets
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • parsley, spring onion and/or fresh chilli, to garnish
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan or stockpot, sauté the onion and garlic for 5 minutes. Add the carrots, potatoes and spices, stir to coat.
  2. Add chickpeas, diced tomatoes and stock. Simmer, uncovered for 20 minutes..
  3. Add the lentils, simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the frozen peas and brocolli, simmer for another 5 minutes.
  5. Add the lemon juice and salt to taste.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with parsley, spring onion and/or fresh chilli.
Recipe by The Vegan Year at http://theveganyear.com/comforting-chickpea-and-lentil-soup/