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Red Lentil Soup

Updated: Dec 22, 2020


*1 white or yellow onion, chopped

*1 large carrot, chopped

*1 stalk celery, chopped (including leaves)

*2 cloves garlic, chopped

*1 tomato, chopped

*1 cup red lentils

*1 tsp. dried thyme

*1 bay leaf

*3 cups water + 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock


*6 cups water + 2 tbsp. chicken soup mix

*1 tbsp. olive oil

*Salt & pepper, to taste


Saute onion, carrot, celery and garlic in 1 tbsp. olive oil for 10 minutes on low heat. Season with salt and pepper.

Add tomato, lentils, thyme and bay leaf and saute for another 1 minute. Add water and stock, and season with salt and pepper.

Cover the pot, bring to boil and then reduce heat to simmer for 40 minutes to 1 hour.

Check seasonings adding more thyme, salt, pepper as needed.


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