Spiced red lentil soup

Simple soups like this make great lunches – and are wallet-friendly too!

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 390
  • fat 13g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 51g
  • sugars 9g
  • fibre 6g
  • protein 20g
  • salt 1.44g


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 300g red lentils
  • 1.7l vegetable stock
  • 200ml coconut milk
  • chopped spring onions, to serve (optional)


  1. Fry the onion in 1 tbsp olive oil until soft. Stir in the red Thai curry paste, depending how hot you want it.

  2. Add red lentils and mix to coat in the paste. Pour over vegetable stock and simmer for 20 mins until the lentils are tender.

  3. Blend with coconut milk and reheat if needed. Serve scattered with chopped spring onions, if you like.

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