Warm up chilly nights with this delicious and nutritious soup. Packed full of fibre and flavour, this simple recipe will quickly become a go-to in cooler weather.
- ½ tbsp olive oil
- ¼ onion
- 1 garlic clove
- ¼ tbsp curry powder
- 25g pearled barley
- 50g red lentils
- 50g tomato
- 2 cups vegetable stock
- 125ml warm water
- ¾ tbsp parsley
- Finely dice the onion and garlic.
- Spray a medium saucepan with olive oil and heat over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes or until onion is soft. Add the curry powder and cook for 15 seconds or until fragrant.
- Add the lentils, barley, chopped tomato, stock and warm water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes or until soup has thickened and lentils and barley are cooked. Remove from heat. You may let the soup slightly cool then blend with a handheld blender or in a food processor until smooth. This is completely optional.
- Serve the soup in a bowl garnished with chopped parsley. Enjoy!