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2 cups of red lentils
100g of pumpkin
2 medium shallots, finely sliced
3 cloves of garlic, sliced
1 small leek, sliced
1 cinnamon stick
2 spoons of Parsley, finely chopped
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt & pepper
In a large pan over a medium heat, soften garlic, shallots and leek with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the lentils, pumpkin and cinnamon stick, stir until coated. Add water and tomatoes, simmer until lentils have broken down into a rough pulp.
Place two ladles of lentils, whole tomatoes and pumpkin pieces in a cup and blitz until smooth. Return to pot and simmer for a further 10 minutes. Add chopped parsley once the pot was been switched off. Season and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Serve hot with a sprinkling of pumpkin seeds.