This is a warming, tasty & colourful soup to brighten up a Winter’s day. Perfect with a tattie scone for lunch. We really eat a lot of soup in the Winter and are certain it helps to keep us healthy! Give this one a try…
1 onion chopped
Olive or rape seed oil
3 cloves garlic crushed
1 tsp chilli flakes
200g Red lentils
Small butternut or other squash peeled & chopped into cubes
1 tin tomatoes
1 litre Veg stock
1. Start by softening the onion in a little oil, then add the garlic, lentils, squash and tomatoes & chilli flakes.
2. Stir together and pour in a litre of vegetable stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 – 30 minutes until the lentils and squash are soft.
3. Whizz together with a hand held liquidizer, adding more stock if it’s a bit thick. Top with a drizzle of oil in each bowl.