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Linda McDonald’s Auntie Sheila’s Soup

“This wonderfully simple, delicious and warming soup makes a perfect meal as we move into autumn.”

Linda McDonald, Founder of MUMs 

Linda McDonald’s Auntie Sheila’s Soup

Ingredients (serves 8)

50g/2oz butter (maybe substitute some oil)

1 onion chopped

1 clove garlic crushed

2 carrots diced

2 potatoes diced

400g can chopped tomatoes

225g/1/2lb red lentils washed

1.75 litres/3 pints vegetable stock (cubes is fine)

Salt and pepper


  1. Sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes in the butter/oil in a pot which will hold everything.
  2. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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