12. Jan, 2016

Lentil puree

Since weaning Florence we have really enjoyed making her purees. I have been following Annabel Karmel on Instagram. She have been posting some really good reciepes. We also have few of her books. We found this lentil reciepe on her website. Its packed in veg and goodness and lots of iron from the lentils. It has alot of flavour going on.



2 tsp olive oil

50g red onion, diced

50g red pepper, diced

50g courgette, diced

50g carrot, diced

1 clove garlic, crushed

3 tbsp red lentils

1/4 tsp ground coriander

200g chopped tomatoes

200 ml chicken stock

1 tsp sundried tomato paste

2 tsp basil, chopped

15g parmesan, grated



  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan.
  2. Add the onion, pepper, courgette and carrots and fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and fry for 1 minute.
  4. Add the lentils and coriander , then blend in the tomatoes, stock. tomato paste.
  5. Bring up to the boil, cover with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Blend until smooth using a hand blender.
  7. Add basil and parmesan.