Red Lentil Soup

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recipe by Kenwood

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based on 56 ratings

This quick and wholesome soup is great for a winters evening meal when you've had a busy day.

recipe updated Jan 10, 2023


  • Shallot icon
    75 g
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
  • Pancetta icon
    225 g
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    6 sprigs
  • Canola oil icon
    Canola oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    3 tablespoons
  • Red lentils icon
    Red lentils
    150 g
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    600 g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch
  • Double cream icon
    Double cream
    30 g
  • Double cream icon
    Double cream
    4 tablespoons
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    4 tablespoons


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Step preview

  1. Fit thick slicing disc (5) to direct prep attachment
  2. Fit direct prep attachment to kCook Multi
  3. Fit max blade to kCook bowl
  4. Add canola oil to the kCook bowl
  5. Fit kCook bowl to kCook Multi
  6. Attach lid to kCook bowl
  7. Heat with filler cap removed - 140°C, speed 3
  8. Turn direct prep attachment to position 1
  9. Slice shallot and celery stalk into the kCook bowl with direct prep attachment
  10. Turn direct prep attachment to position 2
  11. Add pancetta, garlic clove, fresh thyme, bay leaves and tomato paste to the kCook bowl
  12. Cook with filler cap fitted - 5 min, 110°C, speed 2
  13. Then add red lentils and vegetable stock to the kCook bowl
  14. Cook with filler cap fitted - 15 min, 96°C, speed 3
  15. Then add salt & pepper to the kCook bowl to taste
  16. Add double cream to the kCook bowl
  17. Remove the bay leaves from the bowl
  18. Cook with filler cap fitted - 5 min, 98°C, speed 3
  19. Blend with filler cap fitted - 2 min, speed 12
  20. Serve
  21. Garnish with double cream
  22. Sprinkle with fresh parsley
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