Red lentil soup with paprika and fresh mint

Recipe from: 6/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 7
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 1
    Onion (chopped)
  • 3
    Carrots (sliced)
  • 2
    Garlic Cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1
    Tbs
    Olive Oil
  • 1
    c
    Red Lentils
  • 2
    tsp
    Cumin
  • 1
    Litres
    Water
 

Method

 

Sauté 1 chopped onion, 3 sliced carrots and 2 finely chopped garlic cloves in 1 tbsp olive oil until softened.

Add 1 cup red lentils and 2 tsp cumin and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

Add 1 litre water, bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes or until the lentils are cooked and broken up.

Blitz with a hand-held blender and season to taste.

Ladle into bowls and serve drizzled with melted butter and sprinkled with smoked paprika and plenty of chopped fresh mint.

 

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