Red Lentil Soup With Lemon

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot, heat oil over high heat until hot
  • Add onion and garlic and saute until golden, about 4 minutes.
  • Stir in tomato paste, cumin, salt, pepper and chili powder or cayenne pepper, saute 2 more minutes
  • Add broth, water, lentils, and carrots.
  • Bring to a simmer, partially cover pot
  • Simmer at medium-low until lentils are soft, about 30 minutes.
  • Puree half the soup using an immersion or regular blender and then add it back to the pot. The soup will not be completely smooth.
  • Stir in lemon juice and cilantro, reheat if necessary before serving.
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