Quick & Easy

Carrot and lentil soup with caraway toasts

Cheesy caraway toasts make a piquant side for this healthy, nourishing carrot and lentil soup.
carrot and lentil soup with caraway toasts
6
1H 10M

Ingredients

Method

1.Combine ½ cup of the stock, onion, garlic and cumin in large saucepan; cook, stirring, until onion softens. Add carrot and celery; cook, stirring, 5 minutes. Add remaining stock and the water; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Cool mixture 10 minutes
2.Blend or process mixture, in batches, until smooth. Return mixture to pan; add lentils. Simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until lentils are tender.
3.Meanwhile, make caraway toasts. Preheat grill (broiler). Place bread, in single layer, on oven trays; cook under grill until browned lightly on one side. Sprinkle combined cheese, garlic, seeds and parsley over untoasted sides of bread; cook under grill until browned lightly. Cut in half.
4.Remove soup from heat; stir in buttermilk. Serve with toasts.

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