Spicy Red Lentil soup.
Heat olive oil. Add finely diced onion, celery and chilli. Sautee until translucent. Add a couple of litres water, 2 crumbled cubes vegetable stock and two cups red lentils. Add dregs of leftover harissa paste because it is on the point of getting mouldy. (About 2 teaspoons).
Boil for 30 minutes.
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Add tube of tomato paste.
Simmer for 45 minutes or so, cool and leave. Blend. heat before serving.
Add a dollop of soy yoghurt, chopped fresh coriander and a good squeeze of lemon.