This is a delicious, mildly sweet soup to enjoy this winter.  Enjoy as a weekend lunch, or as part of a main meal.

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

1 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

3 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 teaspoon chilli powder

2 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander seed

1 teaspoon turmeric

4 cups chicken stock

1 cup dried red lentils

2 stalks celery, chopped

2 medium carrots, chopped

1 large sweet potato, peeled and chopped

1/2 cup coconut cream

Method

  1. Fry the onion with the olive oil, then add the garlic.
  2. Add the spices to the pan, and cook until the onion is translucent.
  3. Pour the chicken stock and lentils into the slow cooker.
  4. Add the onion, garlic and spices to the slow cooker.
  5. Add the carrots, celery and sweet potato to the slow cooker.
  6. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours.
  7. Use a stick blender to process the soup until smooth