Lentil Soup (Oma's spicy one)

Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4(?)

Reheating: Refridgerate, or freeze. Reheat in microwave.


  • 400g chopped tomatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 150g sweet potato (or butternut squash)
  • 80g red lentils (dried and split)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 4cm fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp dried chilli flakes (ideally kashmiri chilli)
  • 4 vegetable stock cubes
  • 70g spinach
  • 2tbsp fresh coriander


  1. finely chop onion, garlic, spinach and sweet potato
  2. peel and finely chop ginger
  3. add stock cubes to 1l of boiling water
  4. put everything except spinach and coriander in a large saucepan over high and bring to boil
  5. reduce to low heat and simmer for 15 minutes - until sweet potato is soft
  6. add spinach and cook for a few minutes until wilted
  7. add coriander and serve with fancy bread
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