VIDEORECIPE The Best Lentil Soup Recipe
Learn how to make the best lentil soup – this easy lentil soup is healthy, vegan, comforting and very easy to make. Perfect soup for cold winter days. All you need is one pot, few basic ingredients and one hour.
- 1 Large onion(chopped)
- 2 Celery stalks(chopped)
- 2 medium Carrots(diced)
- 2 Garlic (crushed)
- 2 tablespoons Olive oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- to taste salt
- to taste black pepper
- 1 can Diced tomatoes/chopped tomatoes
- 8 cups vegetable stock cube
- 2 cups Dried lentils (rinsed)
- 2 tablespoons Parsley/coriander(chopped)
- 2 tablespoons Lemon juice(fresh)
In a large pot heat olive oil, add chopped onion and sauté for 6-7 minutes, until slightly golden. Add chopped celery and diced carrots, cook for 4-5 minutes, until tender. Add crushed garlic, cumin, dried oregano, paprika and cook, stirring for 1 minutes.
Add minced/chopped tomatoes and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Add rinsed lentils, vegetable stock, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat, then, reduce the heat to low, cover with a lid, and simmer for 30-45 minutes. Check the seasoning and add salt/pepper if needed.
Add chopped coriander/parsley, lemon juice, give a quick stir and turn the heat off.