Cookbook:Lentil Soup

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IngredientsEdit

 
Lentil soup in a bowl

ProcedureEdit

 
Lentil soup done, with potatoes, parsley, and dill added
  1. Pick over the lentils and remove any stones etc. if needed Rinse well.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Once oil is hot, add the onion and carrots. Cook for a few minutes, until the vegetables have started to soften, then add the garlic.
  3. Add the lentils, bay leaf, and water to the pot. Simmer over low-medium heat for 20-30 minutes, until lentils are softened.

Serves 4.

Optional AdditionsEdit

Herbs and/or spices can be added to the sautéing vegetables, such as cumin, thyme, oregano, red pepper flakes.

Hot sauce can be added to taste. Freshly squeezed lemon juice is a nice addition, preferably immediately before serving.