Red Lentil Soup Recipe
This homemade soup is so good!
I can’t say I make lentil soup often but after seeing this recipe it is something I am motivated to make soon. Love how healthy, hearty and comforting this is!
• Virgin olive oil • Chopped yellow onion • Chopped yellow bell pepper • Diced dried apricots • kosher salt • Black pepper
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This homemade soup is so good; it’s nutritious, low in calories, and absolutely delicious.
Why you’ll love it
This red lentil soup recipe is comforting, healthy and subtly sweet, thanks to an unexpected ingredient: dried apricots!
In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat oil and add onion, bell pepper, apricots, salt, and pepper. Sauté, stirring frequently.
Add broth, lentils, tomatoes, dried parsley, cumin, garlic powder, thyme, and 3 cups of water. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer.
Cover partially and simmer 20-30 minutes or until lentils are softened. Stir occasionally and add more water if it becomes too thick.
Remove about 4 cups of soup and purée the remaining soup using an immersion blender or carefully using a traditional blender in batches.
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