Quick and healthy beetroot soup

In a soup pan fry the following for 3 mins in some sunflower oil:

  • 2 red onions, chopped
  • 3 small thinly sliced carrots
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

Then add:

Cook/fry for another 3 mins, possibly adding a bit of water to ease the cooking, and then add:

  • 1 litre chicken/vegetable stock
  • salt to taste
  • 4 pre-cooked packaged beetroots sliced 2 ways

Cook for another 4 minutes, then smooth using a hand blender, add a tin of lentils and cook for another 4 mins.  Decorate with sprouts (optional).

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