LentilSoupIngredients:

  • ½ cup of potato, diced
  • ½ cup of carrot, diced
  • ½ cup of chayote, diced
  • ½ cup of red sweet peppers
  • ½ cup of yellow onion, diced
  • ½ cup of celery, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 cups of lentils
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth
  • 2 cups of water
  • A splash of olive oil
  • Salt and water to taste
  • 3 tablespoons of cilantro, chopped to garnish

Directions:

  1. In a pot add the olive oil and sauté the onions, garlic, and peppers. Then add the rest of the vegetables, except the cilantro. Cook for 3 minutes
  2. Carefully add the liquids (broth and water) and lentils. Let the soup boil, and once you get to a rolling boil, immediately turn down the temperature to medium – low. Simmer all together until the lentils are done.
  3. Blend one cup of the soup and return this mixture to the soup. Mix well and garnish with cilantro.