'Red' Lentil Soup

Muna Escobar


This is made with red lentils but the lentils turn yellowish when cooked. This is good with some lemon juice drizzled into each bowlful.


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2 c
red lentils
9 c
1 Tbsp
beef boullion powder or enough boullion cubes for 3 cups broth
1/4 c
raw rice
onion choppped or 1 tbsp dry minced
1 Tbsp
1/4 c
olive oil
1 1/2 tsp
salt & pepper to taste
1 lemon quartered or sliced

How to Make 'Red' Lentil Soup


  • 1Rinse lentils and rice until water runs clear.
  • 2Place lentils, rice, & onions in large pot with water & boullion.
  • 3Simmer, covered for about 40 minutes, until lentils & rice are both tender.
  • 4Combine the oil, flour & cumin.
  • 5Add 1/2 cup soup to oil mixture. Combine well & add to pot.
  • 6Stir it up and add salt & pepper to taste.
  • 7Serve this in bowls with lemon wedges and crackers if you would like.

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Course/Dish: Bean Soups

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