Monday, January 2, 2012

Lentil Soup


















Recipe for Alton Brown's Lentil Soup

Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup onion (chopped finely)
1/2 cup carrot (chopped finely)
1/2 cup celery (chopped finely)
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 lb lentils (culled & rinsed)
1 cup tomato (peeled & cubed)
1 quart chicken broth
1 quart vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon coriander (ground)
1/2 teaspoon cumin (ground)
1/2 teaspoon grains of paradise (ground)

Directions

with salt, sweat the onion, carrot, and celery in hot olive oil.
add the broth, tomatoes, lentils and seasonings.
bring to a boil.
reduce heat and cover, cooking about 35-45 minutes.
blend if desired (I do not blend).

This one is tasty, easy, inexpensive to make and healthy- I love that!!

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