SPICY LENTIL & KALE SOUP
2 cups green or red lentils
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic
1 chilli pepper
1 tin tomatoes
150g fresh kale, chopped
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
bunch of fresh coriander, chopped (keep a bit to one side to scatter on top)
1 piece ginger (thumb sized), peeled and grated
1 spring onion, chopped finely
Salt to taste
Put all the ingredients into a large pan.
Cover with 1 1/2 pints of water.
Bring to a boil and then cover and reduce heat to simmer.
Add in the kale for the last 10 minutes of cooking time.
Cook until thickened (around 20/30 minutes in total).
Blitz with a hand blender until smooth, add water to thin if necessary.
Season with salt to your taste.
Serve in a bowl and top with remaining coriander and spring onion.