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[soups] Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup

1 onion, diced
2 celery stalks, diced
8cm ginger, grated
1 1/2tsp ground cumin
1tsp ground coriander
1/2tsp curry powder
250g (1 1/2 cup)  yellow or red lentils, rinse and soak overnight
400g sweet potato, peeled and chopped
4 carrots, peeled and chopped
2L vegetable stock

Heat a large heavy based saucepan and add a tblspn of olive or vegetable oil to heat. Add in the onion, celery and ginger and saute for approximately 5minutes. Add the ground cumin, coriander and curry powder and stir until fragrant - about 1 minute. Add the lentils, sweet potato, carrot and vegetable stock. Stir. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for approximately 45-60minutes.

Remove from heat and allow to cool. When cool enough spoon batches into a blender and pulse until smooth. Check seasoning, adding a teaspoon or two of tamari to taste. Reheat.

Serve with a swirl of coconut milk and a sprig of fresh coriander with some fresh  bread.
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