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Red Lentil Soup With Lime and Cilantro

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“Yummy soup yet so easy to throw together! Cook time is a guess since I live at high altitude and it takes forever for the lentils to break down. We really enjoyed this, even my 2 yr. old DD loved it! Enjoy!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Melt butter in soup pot over medium heat. Add onions and celery; cook until onions are translucent, about 4-6 minutes.
  2. Add bay leaf, cumin and garlic, cook 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add lentils and coat evenly with butter, cook 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add 6 cups broth. Bring to simmer and stir often so lentils don't scorch. Cook soup until lentils begin to dissolve and begin to look like a pureed soup. Add additional broth as needed to adjust consistency.
  4. Season to taste with fresh squeezed lime juice, salt and pepper. Stir in cilantro or parsley. Serve!

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