Amazing Smooth Lentil SoupSubmitted by: RUMPLETEAZER
IntroductionBrilliant for a chilly day, and just enough spice for a kick! This is a spinoff of a Weight Watchers recipe. Brilliant for a chilly day, and just enough spice for a kick! This is a spinoff of a Weight Watchers recipe.
2 tsp olive oil
1 cup carrots, shredded
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
5 1/3 cups water
2 chicken bouillon cubes
1 cup red lentils
1/3 cup uncooked brown rice
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
8 oz canned tomato sauce
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
Add carrots, onion and green pepper; saute until tender, 5 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients, except for milk; stir well. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender, 45 minutes.
Put half of lentil mixture in a blender. Puree until smooth. Pour mixture into a bowl. Repeat with remaining lentil mixture.
Return blended lentil mixture to pot; stir in milk. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Yields 1 cup per serving.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RUMPLETEAZER.