Red Lentil SoupSubmitted by: 1888MICHELLE
IntroductionThis makes 10 x 1 cup servings This makes 10 x 1 cup servings
1 cup red lentils, washed & rinced
1.5 tbls olive oil
2 large onions, chopped finely
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp ground coriander
2 tsp garam masala
4 cups vegetable broth, low sodium, reduced fat
2 cans sweet corn nibblets
5 cups water
salt & pepper to taste
2. Heat the oil in a large non-stick saucepan and fry onion and garlic gently until soft but not browned.
3. Stir in the cumin, coriander, garam masala, tomato paste and 8 tablespoons of the broth. Mix well and simmer gently for 2 minutes.
4. Add the lentils an dpour in the remianing stock and water. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour until the lentils are tender and the soup thickened. Stir in the corn and heat through for 5 minutes. Season well.
5. Ladle into warmed soup bowls and top each with a spoonful of yogurt and a spinkling of parsley (if desired).
Number of Servings: 10
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user 1888MICHELLE.