Cheap lentil and tomato soup recipe
If you are stuck for ideas for a week day dinner this cheap lentil and tomato soup is a quick but very filling meal. Sometimes it is lovely to have something a little different than plateful of meat and potatoes. This soup is also quite easy to make, so if you are a little short on time this is certainly a go to meal that is light on the pocket and filling for all of the family to enjoy.
500g dried red lentils
1 large onion finely chopped
2 small potatoes
1 tin of chopped tomatoes
1 vegetable stock cube
Salt and pepper to taste
Gently fry off onions in a drop of olive oil in a large saucepan.
Add chopped tomatoes, potatoes and lentils.
Melt the stock cube in the boiling water and pour over the ingredients.
Simmer for approx 20 minutes or until lentils are cooked.
Blitz with a stick blender and season with salt and pepper.
If too thick either add more hot water or a drop of milk.
Serve with a lovely crusty roll and enjoy!
Have a lovely day.