Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup

This mildly spiced chunky soup is the perfect introduction to soups and stews for little ones.

The warming flavours and creamy coconut sauce of this Sweet Potato and Lentil soup are just what you need on a chilly autumn evening!

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This mildly spiced chunky soup is the perfect introduction to soups and stews for little ones.

The warming flavours and creamy coconut sauce of this Sweet Potato and Lentil soup are just what you need on a chilly autumn evening!

👶🏻Suitable from 6 months

🌱Suitable for Vegans

Ingredients:

-2 large sweet potatoes 

-1 large carrot 

-1/4 cup red lentils

-1/2 tsp turmeric

-1/2 tsp cumin

-7 fl oz full fat coconut milk

-17 fl oz low salt vegetable stock

-1 tsp coconut oil

Method

-Peel and chop the sweet potato and carrot into small chunks

-Add the coconut oil to a large pan and fry the sweet potato and carrot for 2-3 minutes

-Sprinkle in the spices then stir thoroughly to coat the vegetables

-Add the red lentils, stock and coconut milk, and stir to combine

-Cover and simmer on medium heat for approx 25 minutes or until the veggies are soft

-Lightly mash the soup to thicken the sauce (you can adjust this to suit you, making it creamier for younger babies or leaving it chunkier for older kids)

-Add salt to grown up portions and serve with crusty bread

TOP TIP: for very young babies who haven’t mastered spoon feeding themselves, dip fingers of toasted or crusty bread into the soup and allow them to chew on them!

Don't forget to take a photo if you make this delicious warming Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup, and tag us on our Instagram @doddl
We've got lots more lovely baby and toddler recipes.

Recipe made especially for doddl by Jess at babyled_bears.   Check out our baby fork and spoon, or our toddler fork, spoon and knife set here.

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