Fakes / Greek Lentil Soup: vegan & wholefood


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large onions
  • 2-4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 x 400g carton chopped tomatoes or passata
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 litre hot water or vegetable stock
  • 250g whole lentils
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • red wine vinegar (to serve)


  1. Heat oil in a large pan.
  2. Peel and chop the vegetables. Gently fry in the olive oil.
  3. Add water or stock, chopped tomatoes and tomato puree then bring to the boil.
  4. Add the herbs.
  5. Reduce heat, add the lid and simmer for about 1 hour or until lentils are tender.
  6. Serve with a splash of red wine vinegar and a drizzle of olive oil if liked.




2 thoughts on “Fakes / Greek Lentil Soup: vegan & wholefood

  1. Woman, there are no lentils in the ingredients list … are we meant to guess? Just wondering …

    Anne (with only a tiny headache after New Year’s Eve) … happy new year to you!

    • I must apologise to you … the lentils ARE there … great soup by the way … excellent for the dull grey days we are having here …

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