Lentil Soup

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Overview[edit]

This Lentil soup is inspired by this youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrU7klfNmUk

You want to be sure to saute the spices to increase the flavor profile. You can cook it in a pressure cooker, but be sure you have a 5x ratio of water to lentils.

Ingredients[edit]

  • Olive Oil
  • Red lentils
  • Tomato paste (or one whole potato)
  • Salt
  • Tumeric
  • Paprika
  • Pepper
  • Onion
  • Bell Pepper
  • Chili
  • Carrot
  • Potato
  • Water
  • Lemon
  • Cilantro

Mise en Place[edit]

  • Dice onion
  • Grate carrot and potato
  • Dice bell pepper

Cooking[edit]

  • Saute onions with olive oil
  • Toss in turmeric, salt, paprika, and pepper and saute with onions
  • Add grated potato and carrot and continue stir frying
  • Add tomato paste
  • Add lentils to the pot
  • Add 5 times the amount of water of the lentils to the pot
  • Cook on medium with a lid for 30 minutes
  • Or cook in a pressure cooker for 5 minutes