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Directions for: Spicy Lentil Soup


3 Tbsp olive oil

1 large onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, sliced, lengthwise

½ tsp cumin seeds

½ cup green lentils

½ cup red lentils

1 small dried chili, crushed

2 carrot, diced

2 stalk celery, diced

2 bay leaf

1 Tbsp red white vinegar

6 cup stock, vegetable


1. In a saucepan, sauté onions in olive oil on medium heat until golden.

2. Add the sliced garlic and cumin seed and continue to cook for a further 2 to 3 minutes or until garlic is golden.

3. Add remaining ingredients, except the vinegar, and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.

4. Uncover and simmer for a further 10 to 15 minutes or until lentils are tender. Adjust seasoning and add the vinegar.

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