Veggie-Filled Laager Rooibos Lentil Soup

2 TBSP Olive oil
1 cup  Carrots, julienned 
1 cup  Celery, diced 
3/4 cup  Shallots, chopped
2 TBSP  Garlic, minced (approx. 6 cloves) 
1 TBSP  Fresh chilli, chopped
8 cups  Laager Rooibos tea, strongly brewed
2 TBSP  Mixed herbs 
Pinch  Salt and pepper 
¼ tsp  Paprika 
1 sprig  Rosemary 
2 TBSP   Red wine vinegar
½ cup  Green split peas 
1 cup  Green lentils 
½ cup  Yellow split peas 
2 cups  Butternut, cubed 
1 cup  Sweet potatoes, cubed 
1 cup  Celery root, cubed
¼ cup  Olive oil 
1 cup  Spinach, chopped 
¼ cup  Parsley, fresh 
¼ cup  Parmesan cheese 

 

METHOD:

  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add celery, onion, carrots, chillies, garlic and ginger, then sauté for 1 minute.
  • Pour in the brewed Laager Rooibos tea and bring to a simmer.
  • Add herbs, seasoning, paprika, rosemary, vinegar, peas and lentils, then reduce heat.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes until the peas and lentils are tender.
  • Add butternut, sweet potatoes and celery and simmer for another 30 minutes.
  • Add more tea or veggie stock if more liquid is needed.
  • Decant 4 cups of soup from the pot and place in a blender with a ¼ cup of olive oil, then blend until smooth.
  • Pour back into the pot and stir.
  • Add chopped spinach, parsley and parmesan and simmer for another 5 minutes.


Serve hot.

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