Ingredients

How to make it

  • In a large pot,heat 3 Tbsp. oil over high heat until hot and shimmering. Add onion and garlic and saute until golden,about 4 mins. Stir in tomato paste,cumin,salt,black pepper and chili powder or cayenne and saute 2 mins longer. Add broth,2c water,lentils and carrots. Bring to a simmer,then partially cover pot and turn heat to med low. Simmer until lentils are soft,about 30 mins. Taste and add salt if necessary. Using an immersion or regular blender or a food processor,puree half the soup,then add it back to the pot. Soup should be somewhat chunky.
  • Reheat soup if necessary,then stir in lemon juice and cilantro. Serve soup drizzled with good olive oil and dusted lightly with chili powder if desired

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  • pleclare 5 years ago
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    " It was excellent "
    luisascatering ate it and said...
    I made this last night but with my homemade vegetable stock. It is delicious!
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    " It was excellent "
    shepherdrescue ate it and said...
    I heard that red lentil soup is wonderful. This actually makes me want to try it! High 5 for you Pat! LOL!
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  • dupota 6 years ago
    It looks good, but I am the worst soupmaker ever. I did save it, though. It seems easy enough.
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  • berry 6 years ago
    Saved! Great recipe Pleclare... I love those flavors, yummy!
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  • jenniferbyrdez 6 years ago
    Yes indeed, love soup.
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  • nlo209 6 years ago
    Looks good...soup is always welcome.
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