Red Pepper Soup With Lentils


Red lentils

Tomato paste

Vegetable broth

Maple syrup


Smoked paprika

Chop the onion and crush the garlic cloves with a knife. Core the red peppers and cut them into pieces.

Step 1

Sauté the onion and garlic until soft in your preferred cooking oil. Add in the tomato paste and smoked paprika. Let it cook until it becomes fragrant.

Step 2

Add the peppers and maple syrup (or brown sugar) to the pot. Sauté for 5 to 7 minutes until the skin of the peppers starts to turn golden.

Step 3

Add in the vegetable broth. Cover with a lid and simmer until the peppers are soft (10 and 15 minutes).

Step 4

Blend the soup with an immersion blender. Add the rinsed lentils to the pot and cover with a lid. Wait until the lentils are cooked (15 to 20 minutes).

Step 5

You can eat the soup as is or blend it again when the lentils are cooked . You can also thin out the soup with a little more vegetable broth or water.

Step 6

Enjoy with (plant-based) yogurt and fresh parsley!