https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/24463/red-lentil-soup-with-chilli-garlic-and-rosemary

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A healthy soup to help you keep to your weight loss goals during the cooler months.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs grapeseed oil

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary

  • 1 long fresh red chilli, thinly sliced

  • 2 celery sticks, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup (200g) dried red lentils, rinsed

  • 400g can diced tomatoes

  • 1L (4 cups) chicken stock

  • 400g can cannellini beans, rinsed, drained 

  • ¼ cup small fresh basil leaves

Method

  • 1.

    Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic, rosemary, chilli and celery and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until fragrant. 

  • 2.

    Add lentils, tomatoes, stock and 1 cup (250ml) water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until lentils are tender.

  • 3.

    Add beans and cook for 2 minutes or until heated through. Remove and discard rosemary sprig. Serve soup topped with basil.

  • Tips:

  • 1.

    For an even chunkier soup, add your choice of 0 ProPoints value vegetables, such as diced carrots or broccoli florets, for the last 6–8 minutes of cooking.

  • 2.

    6 ProPoints values per serve

Notes

Recipe a part of the Weight Watchers' ProPoints System

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