Red Lentil Soup

A hearty and wholesome main dish vegetarian soup, rich with lentils and spiced with cumin.


2 tablespoons olive oil
2 carrots, coarsely diced
1 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
8 cup vegetables broth
1 cup red lentils
1/3 cup rice, not instant
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
salt and pepper to taste


In a large saucepan heat oil. Add carrots, onion and garlic. Sauté 5 minutes. Stir in cumin and cook 1 minute. Add broth, honey, lentils and rice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 20 minutes until lentils soften. Stir in lemon juice and cilantro. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve soup garnished with a fresh cilantro leaf.

Serves: 4

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