Lentil Soup / Supa de linte

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Preparation Time:  30 minutes
Cooking Time:  60 minutes
Course: lunch/snacks


Other Info

servings: 4-6

Ingredients

U.S.

Ingredients

European

1

Onion

1

2

Carrots

2

2

Celery stalks

2

2

Garlic cloves

2

¼ c

Olive oil

60 ml

1 tsp

Oregano (dried)

1 tsp

1

Bay leaf

1

1 tsp

Basil (dried)

1 tsp

1 can

Crushed tomatoes

1 can

2 c

Lentils (dry)

400 g

 8 c

Water

2 L

2 Tbs

Vinegar

2 Tbs

To taste

Salt

To taste

To taste

Pepper

To taste


Directions

1.   Clean and chop onion, carrots, celery stalks, and mince the garlic cloves.

2.   In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat.  Add onions, carrots and celery.  Cook and stir until onion is tender.  Add garlic, oregano, bay leaf, and basil; cook 2 minutes.

3.   Stir in the canned tomatoes, lentils and add the water.  Bring to a boil.

4.   Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for at least one hour.

5.   When ready to serve, stir in vinegar and season to taste with salt and pepper.

 

Substitutions: Celery stalks/Celery root (small). Canned crushed tomatoes/2 large chopped tomatoes.

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