Beetroot soup with pesto and lentils -
Beetroot soup with pesto and lentils
Ingredients (for 4 people)
- 200g Diced onion (art. 3816)
- 20g Chopped garlic (art.5166)
- 50g Spring onion (art.70949)
- 150ml Lemon juice
- 15g Lemon zest
- 1kg Diced beetroot (art. 3762)
- 200g + 100g Green lentils (art.81653)
- 900ml Vegetable stock
- 10g Dill (art.64212)
- 50g of sunflower seeds or pine nuts or chopped almonds
- 1 tablespoon soy yogurt
- Olive oil, pepper and salt

Preparation method

1. Heat the olive oil in a large cooking pot and fry the onions, garlic and spring onion.

2. Add 200 g of green lentils and vegetables stock and let boil for 10 min.

3. Add the beetroot and let boil for another 10 min.

4. Blend the soup smooth and season well with salt, pepper and lemon juice.

5. Put the dill, 50 ml of lemon juice, lemon zest, 3 tbsp of olive oil, salt and pepper in a blender and blend shortly so there is a little bit texture left.

6. Defrost 100 g of green lentils in boiling water and cool down quickly. Mix the lentils with the pesto.

7. Spoon the soup into bowls and garnish with the lentil topping and some soy yogurt.



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