Total Time
2hrs
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 45 mins

Simple, inexpensive, comforting, and tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash and sort lentils.
  2. Put in large pot, cover with water, and bring to boil, then boil gently for 2 minutes.
  3. Cover and set aside for one hour.
  4. Sauté onions in olive oil, with salt, over low heat until translucent.
  5. Add garlic and continue to cook until soft.
  6. Add garlic and onions to pot of lentils.
  7. Sauté celery and carrots in olive oil until tender.
  8. Add to pot of lentils.
  9. Add cumin, tomatoes, water and pepper.
  10. Simmer gently for about 30 more minutes, or until tender.
  11. Serve with crusty bread.

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