redlentilsoup

Red lentil soup with beetroot and spices

This is the ultimate comforting winter soup. I make it whenever I feel a bit under the weather. The ginger, garlic and chilli flakes are my weapons of choice when it comes to battling the flu. I make a large pot and eat it two or three days in a row. Ingredients: 300 grams red lentils 4 medium red beets 2 carrots 4 medium potatoes 100 grams green beans 1 small fennel 2 tablespoons tomato…

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Coconut mung bean soup with sweet potatoes

Whenever I’m having a tough day, I’m looking forward to getting home and cocooning with a hearty bowl of bean or lentil soup. With loads of spices to warm my tummy and crank up my immune system. I find it so nourishing and satisfying. This recipe arose one day when I wasn’t feeling like going out for groceries. I decided to use everything I had left at home. You can imagine that it’s a very…