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Annabel Karmel's Lovely lentils

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

  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • A little work
  • Makes 6


  • 2 Small onions, finely chopped
  • 100g Carrots, chopped
  • 1tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 50g 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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