Easiest Way to Make Appetizing Squash and Red Lentil Soup – Vegan

Squash and red lentil soup – vegan – This recipe is great for when you have no idea what to cook. You can cook Squash and red lentil soup – vegan using 14 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Squash and red lentil soup – vegan

  1. It’s 250 g of (about 1 cup filled to the top) butternut squash, peeled and cut into 2-3cm pieces.
  2. It’s 1 tbsp of olive oil to roast the squash in.
  3. You need 1 tbsp of olive oil to sauté the onion with.
  4. Prepare 1 of onion, peeled and finely chopped.
  5. Prepare 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed.
  6. It’s 1 tsp of ground cumin.
  7. You need 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon.
  8. Prepare 1/2 cup of red lentils, rinsed and drained.
  9. It’s 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice.
  10. It’s of salt and pepper.
  11. It’s of to sprinkle on top.
  12. You need of Za’atar.
  13. Prepare of Some ground cayenne or chilli flakes.
  14. It’s of Some parsley leaves if you have some.

Squash and red lentil soup – vegan Step By Step

  1. Preheat oven to 200C. Put the squash in a bowl and mix with the oil. Put onto a lined baking tray and roast for about 25mins – til the squash is tender.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan (with a lid for later) on a medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 10-15mins til soft.
  3. Add the garlic and sauté for another couple of mins. Add the cumin and the cinnamon.
  4. Add the lentils and 500ml of the stock. Cover and simmer for 10mins.
  5. Add the squash, lemon juice and the rest of the stock. Season. Cover and simmer for another 10mins.
  6. This is one soup that does work better blended. So either put it in a blender or use a hand blender to make the soup smooth.
  7. Serve with a generous sprinkle of za’atar and the cayenne or chilli. Enjoy 😋