Broccolini Lentil Soup

Broccolini Lentil Soup

Posted 2016-08-07 by Annalisa Brownfollow
How to make a creamy tasting soup minus the cream, calories and fat?

Adding lentils to soup will help create a creamy texture and will taste as though you have added a few tablespoons of rich cream.

This soup is a nutritious meal in a bowl providing lots of fibre (so you become fuller quicker) vitamins, iron, protein and calcium. It’s a great example of clean and healthy low fat eating on a budget – two bowls for under $8 Australian dollars when made from scratch.

Adding lentils will create a creamy texture and will taste as though you have added tablespoons of cream to this Broccolini Soup.


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 2 Large Bowls

Ingredients
1 Bunch Broccolini
2 Small White Potatoes
¾ Cup Brown Lentils
1 Mushroom Stock Cube (use Vegetable Stock if unable to buy Mushroom)
1 Litre Water

Method
  • Wash the lentils under cold running water.

  • Place the rinsed lentils into a small saucepan and add 1 cup of water.

  • Bring the water to a boil and cook the lentils for approximately 10 minutes.

  • Rinse the cooked lentils under cold water.

  • Chop the broccolini into chunks and place into a saucepan, and then add the cooked lentils.

  • Peel and chop the potatoes into cubes and add to the broccolini and lentils.

  • A highly nutritious and delicious soup made from only a couple of ingredients broccolini, potatoes and lentils.


  • Add the water and mushroom stock cube.

  • Bring the soup to a boil and cook for approximately 15 minutes.

  • Transfer the soup into a food processor and puree for a couple of minutes until the soup is smooth and silky.

  • Garnish soup with some chopped hazelnuts, pepitas and fennel leaves. Serve immediately.

  • Garnish the soup with some hazelnuts and pepitas or go nutfree and enjoy the soup on its own.


    Categories
    #broccolini
    #lentils
    #potatoes
    #soup
    #clean_eating
    #healthy
    #low_fat
    #low_salt
    #nutritious
    #vitamins
    #fibre
    #gluten_free
    #dairy_free
    #vegan
    #vegetables
    #vegetarian
    #make_ahead
    #dinner
    #lunch

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