Spiced Lentil Soup

Spiced Lentil Soup

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Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2
    carrots, diced
  • 2
    ribs celery, diced
  • 1
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small
    boiling potato, peeled, diced
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1 small
    bay leaf and 5 sprigs parsley, tied together with kitchen string
  • 1/2 lb
    lentils, picked over
  • 6 c
    chicken broth
  • ·
    salt
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Spiced Lentil Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the olive oil, butter and onion in a soup kettle, set over low heat and cook until the onion has softened, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Increase the heat to medium, add the carrots and stir-cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the celery and stir-cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the green pepper and stir-cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add the diced potato, cumin, chili powder and allspice; stir-cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add the herb bundle, lentils and chicken broth; bring to a boil, then boil for 1 minute.
  7. Cover and simmer for about 1 hour, or until the lentils are tender.
  8. The soup may be prepared in advance up to this point.
  9. Season the soup with salt and fresh pepper to taste and discard the parsley-bay leaf bundle.
  10. Ladle the soup into warm bowls and serve steaming hot.

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About Spiced Lentil Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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