Nile River Lentil Soup

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in heavy pot on medium high heat.
  • Saute onion and garlic until softened.
  • Stir in lentils, ginger, cumin and coriander with onion/garlic mixture.
  • Add lemon slices, stock, tomatoes, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  • (you can add salt and pepper later, but it's usually added now).
  • Add the water or vegetable stock.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat to low, cover pot and simmer for about 45 minutes (it may only take 30 minutes) or until lentils are tender.
  • If you like your soup thin, add more stock.
  • Take the pot off the burner, discard lemon slices, and puree soup in blender or food processor.
  • Season if you have not already added the salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle with coriander (cilantro leaves).
  • Alternatively, you can add the cilantro before you put the soup in the food processor.
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