Tomato Lentil SoupSubmitted by: KARENZFIT
IntroductionA thick soup, almost like a stew. A thick soup, almost like a stew.
Green lentils, 1 cup
water, 5 cups
salt, 1/2 tsp
butter or margarine, 2 Tbsp
chopped onion, 2 cups
grated carrot, 1 cup
canned tomatoes, with juice, mashed, 28 oz
granulated sugar, 1 tsp
dried basil, 1/2 tsp
dried marjoram, 1/2 tsp
chili powder, 1/2 tsp
Meanwhile, heat butter in large pot. Add onion and carrot, and saute till soft. Add to this mixture the tomatoes and remaining ingredients, and let simmer for about 30 minutes. Stir occasionally. When this is done, add cooked lentils and water to this, cooking about 5 more minutes.
If you want a non vegetarian version, cooked sliced sausage added to this makes a nice addition. Makes about 8 1 cup servings.
Number of Servings: 7
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KARENZFIT.
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Oh My! If I could add 5 more stars I would!!! I did add more garlic (total 3 cloves) and I used some leftover chicken and veg broths. This is my new favorite!!! Thank you so much for sharing this one! - 2/4/09
Reply from KARENZFIT (2/5/09)
I'm glad you enjoyed it as it is one of my new favourites as well.