Spiced Root Vegetable Soup

The Recipe: Spiced Root Vegetable Soup

Warm your cockles with this spiced take on the more traditional hearty root veggie soup that is a mainstay in British diets at this chilly time of year…

Spiced Root Vegetable Soup Recipe - Breeze House Owners Club


2 tbsp olive oil

2 onions, finely chopped

2 sweet potatoes, chopped

2 carrots, chopped

2 parsnips, chopped

1 red chilli, roughly chopped

1 tbsp ground cumin

75g dried green lentils

1.3L vegetable stock

425ml milk

100g Greek yogurt

1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan. Add the onions and fry for 5 mins until softened.
  2. Tip in the remaining veg and cook for another 5 mins, adding the chilli and cumin for final 2 mins.
  3. Add the lentils and stock to the pan. Bring to the boil, then lower heat and simmer for 25 mins until veg are tender and lentils are soft.
  4. Blitz until smooth with the milk and a little extra water or stock, if necessary.
  5. Season, then reheat until piping hot.
  6. Ladle into bowls and serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of chopped coriander.

For more hygge-inducing recipes you can enjoy al fresco check out our recipes for Hearty Beef Stew, Winter Risotto and Mushroom & Parsnip Rosti Pie.

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