Green Lentil Soup With Lemon Recipe

Step 1

Heat oil in pot & add lentils, stir briefly & add the onions & garlic. Cook for 3 or 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the bay leaf & spices & stir for 1 minute. Finally add the carrot. Pour in stock, raise heat & bring to a boil. Simmer for 60 minutes until the lentils start to puree. Remove from heat & let cool. Blend till smooth & return to the pot. Add lemon juice & salt & pepper. If too thick, thin with a little more stock. Serve with freshly made bread.

Things You'll Need

  • 2c Green lentils, washed
  • 3ts Olive oil
  • 6c Vegetable stock
  • 1ea Bay leaf
  • 2lg Onions, chopped
  • 3ea Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2ts Coriander
  • 2ts Cumin
  • 1/2ts Sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 2lg Carrots, diced
  • 2tb Lemon juice, or to taste
  • Salt & pepper

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