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Very Easy Red Lentil Soup

Very Easy Red Lentil Soup

Very easy, quick and nutritious lentil soup. Packed with protein, fibre and iron. Ready in half an hour.


2 tbsp oil
2 large onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tsp cumin
1¼ cup split red lentils
1 litre water
Juice of half a lemon (to taste)
Black pepper, freshly ground

  1. Saute onions and garlic in vegetable oil.
  2. Add cumin and stir for a minute.
  3. Add water and lentils and simmer until lentils are mushy (20-30 minutes). Or, if you’re feeling lazy, just throw the whole lot in the pot and simmer.
  4. Stir briskly until soup is smooth.
  5. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.