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Lentil and sweet potato soup

Lentil and sweet potato soup


You can keep this hearty, warming soup in the fridge for up to three days — ideal for speedy lunches

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1555kj 367kcal
  • Fat
    Low 6%
  • Saturates
    Low 9%
  • Sugar
    Low 6%
  • Salt
    Low 6%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 67g


  • 100g Co-op dried red lentils
  • 350g sweet potato, diced
  • 1 Co-op British carrot, diced
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 800ml vegetable stock, made with 1 stock cube
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 30ml Co-op reduced fat crème fraîche


  1. Rinse the lentils and put in a large pan with the sweet potato, carrot, orange zest and juice, and stock
  2. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 20 mins, stirring occasionally, until the veg and lentils are tender
  3. Blend, return to the pan and heat through
  4. Toast the cumin seeds in a dry pan for 1 minute
  5. Serve the soup topped with a dollop of crème fraîche and the toasted cumin seeds

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