Author Notes: This wonderful simple soup will fill your house with the aromas of Spain. —TammyRenea
chorizo (9 oz), sliced
cloves of garlic, unpeeled
large potato, peeled and diced
carrots, peeled and diced
tablespoon Spanish paprika
Olive oil for sautéing
Salt to taste
- Wash lentils.
- Place lentils, chorizo, whole garlic cloves, carrots, and potatoes in a large pot.
- Pour water atleast 3 fingers over total.
- Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer. Let cook uncovered stirring occasionally.
- Fry onions in a pan with olive oil until slightly browned, then add Spanish paprika.
- Add onions to the pot of lentils.
- Salt to taste.
- Cook for 45 minutes.
- Remove the cloves of garlic, squeeze garlic from its skin and mash. Return to the pot.