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Cheat’s Scotch broth

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  • High in protein
  • High in dietary fibre
  • No added sugar
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free
  • Wheat free
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Lactose free
  • Gluten free
  • Egg free
  • Dairy free

Loaded with lamb, lentils and veggies, this hearty broth makes for a tasty lunch or dinner. Enjoy it with some crusty bread for a filling meal.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time25 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Cheat’s Scotch broth


  • 3/4 cup (180g) McKenzie’s Lentils, Freekeh & Beans Superblend
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 270g pkt Coles Australian Lamb Leg Steaks
  • 2 carrots, peeled, halved lengthways, thickly sliced
  • 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 500g washed potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 4 cups (1L) salt-reduced beef stock
  • 2 parsnips, halved, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 2 dried bay leaves

Nutritional information

Per Serve: Energy: 2145kJ/513 Cals (25%), Protein: 28g (56%), Fat: 18g (26%), Sat fat: 5g (21%), Carb: 57g (18%), Sugar: 11g (12%), Fibre: 14g (47%), Sodium: 815mg (41%)

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  1. Step 1

    Cook the lentil blend in a medium saucepan of boiling water for 15 mins or until tender. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp of the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Season the lamb. Cook the lamb for 3 mins each side for medium or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate and cover loosely with foil.
  3. Step 3

    Heat remaining oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the carrot, onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 2 mins or until the carrot softens slightly. Add the potato, stock, parsnip and bay leaves. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 mins or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Step 4

    Cut the lamb into 2cm pieces. Divide the lentil blend evenly among serving bowls. Ladle over the soup and top with the lamb. Season to serve.

    Serve with flat-leaf parsley leaves, mint leaves and crusty bread