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Lentil Soup

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped for about 1 cup
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced for about 2 teaspoons
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Carrots 3 , chopped for about 1 1/4 cups
  Celery stalks 2 , chopped for about 2/3 cup
  Dried lentils 6 Ounce, picked over and rinsed (1 Cup)
  Vegetable stock/Chicken broth /canned reduced-sodium chicken broth /water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Peeled chopped tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh Or Canned)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon (Add With The Stock)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon, add with the tomatoes
  Chopped fresh dill 1 Tablespoon (Add At The End)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan heat oil and cook onion and garlic over low heat for 5 minutes till softened.
2) Put carrots, celery, lentils, and broth.
3) Boil the soup and simmer for 30 minutes.
4) Add tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste.
5) Simmer for 10 minutes till lentils are tender.

SERVING
6) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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