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Red Lentil Soup with Croutons

For 1 Adult and 1 Child (7-14 Years)

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Red Lentil Soup with Croutons

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons - Appetizing contrast between creamy soup and crispy garnish

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505
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20 min.
Preparation
30 min.
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very easy
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Ingredients

for 2 servings
1
2
Potatoes (each about 100 grams)
2
Carrots (each about 100 grams)
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
6 ounces
1 slice
1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon
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Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Pot (with lid), 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Small skillet

Preparation steps

Step 1/6
Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 1

Peel the onion and chop finely.

Step 2/6
Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 2

Peel the potatoes and carrots and cut into 1.5 cm (approximately 1/2-inch) cubes.

Step 3/6
Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 3

In a pot, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat, then cook the onion and curry powder until softened. Add 600 ml (approximately 2 1/2 cups) of water.

Step 4/6
Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 4

Add potato and carrot cubes to the pot, season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes. Then add the lentils, cover and cook until vegetables and lentils are tender, about 15 minutes.

Step 5/6
Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 5

Meanwhile, cut bread into small cubes. Melt butter and remaining oil in a small pan. Toast bread cubes until golden brown, stirring often.

Step 6/6
Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 6

Stir the sour cream into the soup, season with salt and pepper and serve topped with croutons.

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