Moroccan Lentil Soup With Coriander Oil

Recipe by lindseylcw

From the Women's Institute Book of Soup that I borrowed from our local library.

Top Review by Leggy Peggy

The coriander oil takes this lentil soup to a new level. Made exactly as written. So quick and easy to make, so delicious to eat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large lidded saucepan, add the onion, carrot, garlic, coriander, cumin and paprika.
  2. Cover and sweat for 10 mins shaking the pan occasionally.
  3. Add lentils and 3/4 of the stock, bring to the boil and boil rapidly for 10 mins uncovered, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile make the coriander oil. Pour the oil into a liquidiser and add rest of the ingredients, blend until smooth.
  5. Cool the soup slightly before pureeing in a liquidiser, add a little more stock if required and add salt and fresh black pepper to taste.
  6. Reheat and serve with a swirl of the coriander oil on top.

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