16 October 2009

French lentil soup

Serves 4

1 tbsp olive oil
2 cups of diced onions
2 medium tomatoes, diced
2 garlic cloves, chopped
Salt to taste
3 dried bayleaves
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1 cup of french lentils
3 cups of water or veggie broth

  1. Heat oil in a pot over high heat. Add onions and cook for 5-7 mins until translucent and slightly brown.
  2. Add tomatoes, garlic, salt, bayleaves, parsley and cook for another 3 mins.
  3. Add lentils, water and adjust for salt. Bring to a boil and then simmer covered until done. About 10-15 mins.


Mekhala said...

Saf, what are french lentils? And where can I get it?

Safiya said...

I usually pick them up at Whole Foods. Check this out http://french-green-lentils.com/.

Mekhala said...

i tried it today! Its delicious and perfect for this freezing weather!