Chicken, lentil and vegetable soup

Hearty winter warming soup the family will love
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Details
  • 6
  • 11
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
Nutrition per serve
  • Energy 1680kj
  • Protein 31g
  • Carbohydrate 44g
  • Dietary fibre 11g
  • Sodium 416mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 small onion

1 cup frozen carrots

2 medium stalk fresh celery

3 cups reduced salt liquid vegetable stock

2.5 cup water

2.5 cups dried lentils

2 tablespoon dried basil leaves

¼ teaspoon black pepper

1.5 cups chicken breast (chopped)

255g frozen spinach

Method

  1. In a pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook onion in oil for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally
  3. Add carrots and celery, cook for a further 2 minutes
  4. Stir in all remaining ingredients except chicken and spinach, heat to boiling then reduce
  5. Heat, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender
  6. Stir in chicken and spinach, simmer 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is cooked

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