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Curried Lentil Soup with Havarti

This delicious soup is a great way to serve up legumes to children who are picky eaters. Soup can also be served unblended.

  • Preparation: 39 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30mL) GAY LEA - Butter Sticks – Salted
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, minced
  • 2 cups (500mL) carrots, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 cup (250mL) potatoes, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups (375mL) canned lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups (500mL) vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup (250mL) Hewitt's - milk
  • 2 tsp (10mL) curry paste or powder
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 lb (160g) BLACK RIVER - Hot Havarti, or plain havarti cheese
  • fresh coriander, coarsley chopped

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion, celery, carrots and potatoes for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add lentil, stock, milk and curry. Salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil and simmer over low heat for 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  3. Pureé soup in a blender or food processor. Adjust seasonings.
  4. To serve, place cheese in each bowl of soup and garnish with coriander.
  • Excellent source of vitamin A, folate and calcium.
Photo of - Curried Lentil Soup with Havarti

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30mL) GAY LEA - Butter Sticks – Salted
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, minced
  • 2 cups (500mL) carrots, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 cup (250mL) potatoes, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 1/2 cups (375mL) canned lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups (500mL) vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup (250mL) Hewitt's - milk
  • 2 tsp (10mL) curry paste or powder
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/3 lb (160g) BLACK RIVER - Hot Havarti, or plain havarti cheese
  • fresh coriander, coarsley chopped