Monday, September 10, 2012

Simple Red Lentil Soup

Red lentils are great because they cook so quickly. In less than 30 minutes you have your soup ready to go. 

Quick Red Lentil Soup
8 oz red lentils
4 cups water or stock
salt to taste

2 - 4 TBS olive oil
2 - 4 garlic cloves, sliced
1 tps cumin
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp turmeric 
1/2 tsp cayenne (more or less to taste)
salt and pepper

Boil the lentils in the liquid for about 15 to 20 minutes until the begin to soften.


Meanwhile heat the oil and add the garlic.


Cook until just soft then add the spices. 


Add this to the lentil and cook another 10 minutes until fully cooked.

To serve top with hot sauce, 


No comments:

Post a Comment