Spiced Potato Soup

This recipe uses sweet potatoes as well as standard ones, and is yummy!


1 T olive oil
2 chopped onions
1 medium parsnip
2 medium potatoes
1 medium sweet potato
1 leek

2 tsp curry powder
1 tsp tumeric
1 tsp ground ginger
pinch of salt
plenty of freshly ground black pepper

Boiling water to cover
handful of split red lentils


Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large saucepan. Add 2 chopped onions and let them cook for a few minutes.

Chop 1 medium parsnip, 2 medium potatoes, 1 medium sweet potato, 1 leek and add to the pan. Add 2 tsp curry powder, 1 tsp tumeric, 1 tsp ground ginger, a pinch of salt and plenty of freshly ground black pepper, and mix well.

Add enough boiling water to cover, bring back to the boil, add a handful of split red lentils and then cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Blend the soup in a food processor and serve. Easy!

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