PCC Egyptian Red Lentil Soup
Yield: 2 quarts
- 1 tablespoon olive oil Add to list
- 1 medium yellow onion, diced Add to list
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic Add to list
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Add to list
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin Add to list
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander Add to list
- 1 1/4 cups dried red lentils Add to list
- 12 ounces canned diced tomatoes Add to list
- 6 cups vegetable stock or water Add to list
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice Add to list
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro Add to list
- 2 teaspoons salt Add to list
In large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Sauté onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, cumin and coriander until onions are soft, about 5 minutes.
Sort and rinse lentils and add to pot along with tomatoes and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until lentils are tender, about 40 minutes.
Before serving, stir in lemon juice, cilantro and salt.
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