Vegetable and Lentil Soup

This recipe requires no precooking of ingredients simply prepare the ingredients and add to the pot without any pre-cooking. Try and cut all the vegetables to roughly the same 2cm size.

Place all the ingredients into the Crockpot bowl and stir well, covering with the lid.

Ensure the digital clock on your Crockpot is displaying the correct time.

Select Schedule Meal.

Choose the Soup setting, Full Pot.

Adjust the hour and minutes you would like your food to be ready for, then press the flashing start 4button to begin cooking.

If you prefer your soup to have a blended texture, (remove the bay leaves) and allow to cool before blending.

Tip- Why not just blend half of the soup, so you have a combination of a smoother soup with some chunkier vegetables.

Finish with a dollop of harissa, stir well and adjust seasoning if necessary.

Serve with some toasted sourdough bread.

Preparation Time

20 minutes

Servings

8-9

Ingredients

  • 4 large carrots, approx. 400g, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 large red pepper, diced
  • 3 celery sticks, diced
  • 500g new potatoes, diced
  • 300g red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 150g kale, shredded
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 litres vegetable stock

To serve

A dollop of Harissa, optional.