Mediterranean Lentil Soup

Recipe by Layanette
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the lentils and water in a pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer while preparing other ingredients.
  • Saute the onions in half of the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat for about 4 minutes.
  • Add the bell pepper and saute for a minute or two longer.
  • Add the onion mixture to the lentils. Simmer 15 minutes.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and cumin. Simmer for 15-20 minutes longer.
  • Stir in the cilantro; remove dish from heat.
  • Combine the garlic, lime juice and the remaining 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in a food processor or blender and blend well.
  • Add garlic mixture and lime juice to the lentil mixture. Mix well and serve.
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