Lentil Soup
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup of small, red lentils
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 6 cups of chicken stock or 2 bullion cubes diluted in 6 cups of water
  • ½ tsp of turmeric
  • ½ to 1 tsp of salt
  • ½ tsp of black pepper or cayenne
  • 2 medium potatoes, chopped
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  1. Wash and drain the lentils.
  2. Melt the butter in a medium sized pot over medium high heat. Add in the onion and garlic. Saute them for 3 minutes or so.
  3. Add in the vegetable stock and potatoes. Bring it to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium, place a lid on, and allow it to simmer for about 20 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
  5. Add in the tomatoes and allow it to simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  6. Put the turmeric and lemon juice in, stir, and turn off the heat.
  7. Serve and enjoy your lentil soup.
Recipe by Cook n' Share - World Cuisines at http://cooknshare.com/recipe/lentil-soup/