Annabel Karmel’s Lovely lentils

  • Makes 6

Annabel Karmel's recipe for a nutritious lentil and sweet potato puree is packed with vitamins

  • 2 small onions, finely chopped
  • 100g carrot, chopped
  • 15g celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 50g split red lentils
  • 200g sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 400ml vegetable or chicken stock, or water


  • Step 1

    Sauté the onion, carrot and celery in the vegetable oil for about 5 minutes or until softened

  • Step 2

    Add the lentils and sweet potato and pour over the stock or water

  • Step 3

    Bring to the boil, turn down the heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes

  • Step 4

    Purée in a blender

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