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lentil soup

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Belinda Hughes
Cottage Grove, OR

I have always loved lentil soup but I've had a difficult time finding a good recipe. I think this one is a crowd pleaser.

★★★★★ 3
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For lentil soup

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped carrot
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped celery
  • 1 c
    diced potato
  • 2 tsp
  • 2-1/4 c
    lentils (or 1 pound)
  • 2 qt
    chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin

How To Make lentil soup

  • 1
    Place olive oil in a large 6 Qt dutch oven and place over medium heat. Once oil is hot add the onion, carrot, celery, potato and salt; until onions are translucent, approx. 6 to 7 minutes
  • 2
    Add lentils, broth, coriander & cumin and stir to combine. Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • 3
    Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook at a low simmer until the lentils are tender; approx 35 to 40.

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