Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Lentil soup with vegetables


Ingredients:
  1. Lentils - 1 cup washed and rinsed
  2. Carrots - 2 medium chopped into cubes
  3. Green beans - 1 handful cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  4. Tomatoes - 2 chopped
  5. Spring onion - 2 stalks
  6. Green chillies/Cracked black pepper - to taste
  7. Garlic - 1 clove chopped fine
  8. Onion - 1 medium chopped
  9. Chicken or vegetable stock - 7 cups(you could use water instead)
  10. Oil - 1 tbsp

Method:
Heat Oil in a large pot and add in the garlic and onion and saute for 2 minutes.
Add in carrots,green beans,tomatoes and spring onions and fry for 5 to 6 minutes.

Add in the lentils and broth/water and salt and bring to a boil.
Lower the flame and simmer for 35 to 45 minutes until the lentils are cooked .
Garnish with chopped Spring onion

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