Red Lentil Soup

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Serves 8

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 can (28 oz) dice tomatoes
  • 2 potatoes diced
  • 2 cup red lentils
  • 10 cups water or low-sodium broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus additional to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cumin, powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander, powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • salt
  1. Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion cook for 5 min add carrot, celery, red pepper , potatoes,stir to combine cook for 5min .Add tomatoes and salt, cumin, coriander, paprika, black pepper.
  2. Add the lentils, water or broth, Bring up to a boil, then turn the heat down to low and let simmer, covered, until the lentils begin to fall apart, about 30-40 minutes.
  3. Turn off the heat, stir in fresh cilantro.

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