Spanish Lentil Soup

Recipe by English_Rose
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the lentils in a large saucepan. Add the stock or water, bay leaves and parsley. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, season with salt and freshly ground pepper and simmer, partly covered.
  • Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Fry the onion gently until softened, around 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, carrot, tomato and red pepper. Fry gently for 5 minutes. Remove from direct heat, season with salt and freshly ground pepper, paprika and cumin.
  • Add the onion mixture and the rice to the simmering soup. Simmer the soup until the lentils are tender, around 45 minutes in all.
  • Mix in the sherry and serve.
  • For Vegetarian use only the water.
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