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Roasted Tomato and Lentil Soup

Published : March 30, 2015

This is a soup bursting with freshness and flavour and by adding the lentils it’s an excellent source of fibre.

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

800g tomatoes
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 large handfuls of basil leaves
1 medium (100g) potato, peeled and cubed
425ml boiling water
1 tbsp tomato puree
100g red lentils, cooked as per packet instructions
Freshly ground pepper

METHOD

  • Preheat oven to 190ºC/375ºF/gas 5
  • Slice tomatoes in half and place cut side up on a greased baking sheet
  • Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle on the garlic slices
  • Place a basil leaf on each tomato and place in the oven for about 50 minutes
  • Meanwhile pop the potato, boiling water and tomato puree in a saucepan and cook for about 20 minutes or until the potato is soft
  • When the tomatoes are cooked, scrape them into a food processor
  • Add the contents of the potato saucepan and blend to a thick consistency
  • Add the lentils and blend again for a few seconds
  • Return to the pan and gently heat
  • Serve garnished with basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil.

Recipe: Jo Beer, www.revitalise.com.au




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