Creamy lentil soup

It was a recipe by default of something else not working so bear with my haphazard notations please.

I read a recipe to make lentil burrito wraps of 1 cup dry red lentils and 2 cups tap water. Soak overnight. Blitz to fine/mush in a bullet. Little oil in a pan and pour in, flip and cook other side. Needless to say for me it stuck to the bottom of the pan, it was crepe like and it didn’t work for me. Tasted ok and looked more like a scrambled egg omelette when I was done.

What to do with the rest of the lentil mush in the bullet, it was only lentils and water but it seemed a waste. I put it back in the fridge.

Today I made vegetable soup. 1 chicken bullion cube a couple-ish cups of water and a couple of handfuls of frozen mixed veg. Everything was almost cooked.

It then dawned on me that I could use my lentil mush in my soup, it’s healthy. I turned the pot down low and added the lentil mush and wow just like that while stirring it into the pot it got nice and creamy. I let it simmer for a bit longer and  added a few spices my favourite being the anything seasoning . 

Vegetables are whatever you wish them to be.  No reason you can’t use fresh.  Adapt your water level.

I’m really happy with this as my hubby likes a creamy soup. You can’t taste the lentils. It’s very filling. To make it more of a meal add some chopped cooked chicken or turkey.

The most preparation would be to soak the red lentils  making sure you popped them in to soak overnight to soften.


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