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Red Lentil Soup with Croutons

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

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons

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

505
calories
Calories
20 min.
Preparation
30 min.
Ready in
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 2 servings
1 Onion
2 Potatoes (each about 100 grams)
2 Carrots (each about 100 grams)
2 tablespoons Canola oil
1 teaspoon mild Curry powder
Salt
Pepper
6 ounces Red lentils
1 slice Whole-wheat toast
1 teaspoon Butter
1 tablespoon Sour cream
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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

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 1
1

Peel the onion and chop finely.

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 2
2

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

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 3
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.

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 4
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.

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 5
5

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

Red Lentil Soup with Croutons preparation step 6
6

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

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