Seasonal Lentil Soup
There’s nothing better on a cool autumn day that had a soothing bowl of hot soup. This recipe requires very little prep work and will give you a delicious meal in about 30 minutes. Serve with a salad for a complete meal.
- 3 1/2 cups water
- 1 1/4 cup dried red lentils
- 1/2 large onion, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
- Large pinch of cayenne pepper
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- Salt and pepper
Combine water, lentils, onion, turmeric, and cayenne pepper in a large soup pot and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, partially cover, and simmer until lentils have disintegrated, about 30-40 minutes.
Stir in lemon juice, cumin, salt and pepper to taste.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 148 calories, .8g fat, 25g carbohydrate, 6g fiber, and 11g protein.