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Green Lentil Soup with Lemon

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Category: Appetizers, Soups

 Ingredients List

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


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.

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