Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Red Lentil Soup (Easy & Quick Style)

Prep. Time: 15 min.
Servings: 4

1 cup red lentil, washed and cleaned
4 cups vegetable stock
1 teaspoon dried mint
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon salt (to taste)


1 Place the red lentils in a colander and rinse.
2 Sift through to remove and debris or damaged beans.
3 Place the washed and cleaned lentils into a medium pot with the stock.
4 Bring the pot to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
5 Loosely place a lid on the pot leaving slightly ajar as to allow some evaporation.
6 Cook for 20-30 minutes until the lentils are tender.
7 Pour 1 tablespoon flour in a dry skillet, stir stir constantly until evenly browned and reaches golden brown color.
8 Add browned flour, salt and pepper to the cooked lentil.
9 Place a handheld blender into mixture and blend briefly.
10 Add dried mint.
11 Heat through.
12 Serve.

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