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Spicy Black Bean Soup

Now this isn’t the most appetising thing to look at I admit, rather reminiscent of a bowl of mud unfortunately but there’s nothing wrong with the taste. Yes, there are a lot of black beans in this recipe! I used the 380g tetra packs of pre-cooked black beans from Sainsburys. Makes 6 portions Ingredients 15 sprays of frylight olive oil […]

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Brown Lentil Soup

I love lentils and they make a wonderful soup, this one is so simple yet very satisfying. I would imagine most types of lentil would work in this sort of soup but I used whole brown lentils this time. Makes 5 servings Ingredients 190g whole brown lentils, rinsed well 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 2 sticks of celery, chopped […]

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Puy Lentil and Spinach Soup

This is another recipe adapted from one of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s, it’s a lovely substantial soup featuring my favourite lentils. Serves 4-5 Ingredients 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, chopped A few sprigs of thyme, leaves only, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 200g tin of chopped tomatoes without the juice 150g puy lentils or lentilles vertes, rinsed well 1.3 litres […]

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