A great way to start a fish or dairy meal. This soup adds color to any occasion and doubles easily to feed a crowd with minimum preparation time.
Heat oil in a large stock pot.
Fry onions until translucent and soft.
Add sweet potatoes. Cover with water and bring to a boil.
Add lentils and spices and bring to a boil again.
Reduce heat and simmer for one and a half hours.
Blend with immersion blender.
The best pots for soup are ones that are tall rather than wide. They save you space on your stovetop.
This recipe is excerpted with permission from Straight To the Plate: A new cookbook with quick and tasty recipes, wholesome and accessible ingredients, for that special day… and every day! Go to straighttotheplate.net for more information.