• 1large Onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh root ginger, finely grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 600g carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup red lentils, well rinced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cups of boiling water
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth (2 stock cubes to 2 cups of water)


  • STEP 1
    Peel and chop the carrots - don't worry too much about how you chop them, we are going to blend the soup later.
  • STEP 2
    Place all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and pour in the boiling water and broth.
  • STEP 3
    Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or high for 4 to 5 hours.
  • STEP 4
    Use a hand held blender to blend to soup to the consistency that you like.
  • STEP 5
    Serve hot with greens if desired or a nice piece of bread.

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