Beetroot & onion seed soup

A deep red autumnal soup that's low fat, vegetarian and full of flavour. Beetroot and apple give this soup a subtle sweet flavour, while lentils add protein and bulk

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 1
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 257
  • fat 2g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 41g
  • sugars 30g
  • fibre 10g
  • protein 12g
  • salt 1.2g


  • 250g cooked beetroot
  • 100g canned lentils
  • 1 small apple
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 tsp onion seeds (nigella), plus extra to serve
  • 250ml vegetable stock


  1. Tip the beetroot, lentils, apple, garlic and onion seeds into a blender with the vegetable stock and some seasoning, and blitz until smooth. Heat until piping hot in the microwave or on the hob, then scatter over some extra onion seeds, if you like.

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