Lentil and Sweet Potato Puree

February 27, 2017

Easy to make, simple to eat.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


1 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion (80g), chopped finely

1 large carrot (180g), peeled, chopped

1/2 tsp ground cumin

300 g Sweet Potato, peeled, chopped

1/2 cup (100g) red lentils, rinsed


1Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté onion for 3-4 minutes until tender. Add carrot, cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Add cumin and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.

2Add sweet potato, lentils and 2 cups (500ml) water. Bring to the boil and simmer, covered for 15-20 minutes until lentils and vegetables are tender.

3Remove from heat; cool slightly. Puree with a stick blender until smooth.