Chicken & Red Lentil Soup

Recipe by JustJanS
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a large saucepan over a medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken breasts and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • Remove to a plate, allow to cool for 5 minutes then shred.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the saucepan over a medium heat.
  • Add the leek and garlic and cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until soft.
  • Add the celery and carrot and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the lentil and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the stock and tomatoes and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce the heat and cook uncovered for 20 minutes or until the vegetables and lentils are tender.
  • Stir in the chicken and parsley and season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with a dollop of yoghurt or parmesan cheese.
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