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Vegetable and lentil soup 
Recipe Name Vegetable and lentil soup 
Difficulty Level Easy 
Traditional food from United Kingdom 
Ingredients 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
1 onion, finely chopped
15g (one and a half oz) butter
2 carrots, finely chopped
1 potatoe, finely chopped
1 parsnip, finely chopped
Half a teaspoon of turmeric
3 tablespoons of mild curry paste
1.2 litres (2 pints) of vegetable stock
75g (3oz) of split red lentils, rinsed
Salt and Pepper 
Preparation 1. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the onion and fry for 5 minutes until soft. Add the butter and vegetables and fry for 5 minutes, stirring all the time.

2. Put in the turmeric and curry paste and cook for 1 minute, then add the stock, lentils and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 40 minutes until the lentils are soft.

3. Enjoy with bread. 


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