Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

Joelene

Red Lentil Soup

By

Google Ads
Rate this recipe 0/5 (0 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 cup red lentils (rinsed and cleaned)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground chili powder
  • 1 quart vegetable stock
  • 2 large carrots peeled and finely diced
  • 3 stalks celery finely diced
  • 4 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Details

Preparation

Step 1

In a large pot, heat the oil over high heat. Add the onions, garlic and sauté until soft. Stir in the tomato paste, cumin, salt and chili powder and sauté for a minute longer.

Add the broth plus 2 cups of water, lentils, carrots and celery. Bring to a simmer and partially cover the pot, turning the heat to medium low. Simmer until the lentils are soft, approximately 30 minutes.

If you like a thicker soup, puree half the lentils with vegetables and fold back into the mixture. Before serving, stir in cilantro.

Serves 4.

You'll also love

Review this recipe

Lentil Salad Easy Curried Lentil or Pea Soup