Green lentil and pumpkin soup with orange
20 minutes
Preparation time
1 hour 4 minutes
Cooking time
4 serves


1 red onion, roughly chopped

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tbsp thyme, chopped

½ orange zested

2 tsp salt

1 tbsp olive oil

1 cup green lentils, rinsed

500g pumpkin, large dice

1 litre stock (chicken or vegetable)

½ tsp nutmeg, ground

½ tsp cinnamon, ground

8 sage leaves, finely sliced

½ cup parsley, chopped

2 cups rocket, chopped

1 lemon juiced

20 turns of black pepper

Salt flakes, to taste

To serve

Parmesan cheese, finely grated


  1. Place the onion, garlic, thyme, orange, salt and oil into a deep unperforated steam container and steam at 100°C for 4 minutes uncovered.
  2. Add the lentils, pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon and sage leaves and steam at 100°C for 1 hour uncovered.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and stir through.

To serve

1. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

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  • This soup is great served with our simple bread recipe.


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