Lentil, Feta and Red Pepper Soup

Support Animals in Distress

Serves 2

2 red peppers
1 can lentils
1 onion, chopped
12 ripe tomatoes (or 2 cans whole tomatoes)
3 stocks celery, chopped
1 cube vegetable stock dissolved in 2 cups hot water
2 tbsp olive oil
2 rounds of feta (optional)
Parsley, chopped for garnishing
2 garlic cloves, chopped
Salt and Pepper

Preheat oven to 230°C, cut the tomatoes in half, season with salt and pepper, drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and roast for 20 minutes. In the meantime, fry the onion, celery, peppers and garlic in the other tablespoon of oil.

Add the lentils, roasted tomatoes, vegetable stock and allow to simmer for 15 – 20 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and blend with a stick blender (smooth or chunky).

Add a round of feta to each bowl and garnish with parsley.

Recipe books available to buy, send an email to animals@animalsindistress.org.za  to place your order. All process go towards Animals in Distress. Visit them here to find out how they make a difference to animals in townships all over South Africa.

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