Puy lentil soup

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Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Vegetarian

A recipe from the Good Food collection.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon light olive oil

1 small red onion, finely diced

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 medium potato (skin on), finely diced

2 sticks celery, finely diced

1 medium tomato, finely diced

1 large red chilli, halved

½ cup puy lentils

1 litre vegetable stock

2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano

pinch of ground nutmeg

Method

1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Cook the onion and garlic over medium heat until the onion is soft.

2. Add the potato, celery, tomato and chilli and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes. Stir in the lentils, vegetable stock, oregano and nutmeg.

3. Bring the soup to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Season to taste and serve.