Yaya's Lentil Soup

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak lentils overnight. Drain.
  • Place lentils in a large pot and cover with water or stock (approx. 4 1/2 cups). If using water, flavour with soup mix. Cover pot and simmer for 30 minutes or until lentils are cooked through.
  • While lentils are cooking make croutons: Cut bread into small cubes. Coat the bread pieces with oil, salt & spices. Fry on med heat until crispy and golden brown on all sides. Lay on paper towel until ready to use. This will soak up some of the excess oil.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in 1/2 cup of cool water.
  • Add dissolved cornstarch, salt and margarine to lentils. Cook for 5 minutes longer, stirring constantly. Soup with thicken.
  • Serve hot, topped with fresh, home-made croutons.
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