Recipe of the Week
Turkish Red Lentil Soup
1 cup red lentils
4 cup water
2 cup vegetable or chicken stock
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/2 cup chopped potatoes
1 table spoon dried mint
1 tablespoon butter
1 table spoon olive oil
1/2 tea spoon red flank pepper
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 tablespoon tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon salt
How to make Turkish Red Lentil Soup
Heat olive oil in a pot and saute onion until golden.
Add in tomato paste and cook for a minute.
Add in chopped carrots and cook for a few minutes.
Next, add the red lentils and spices. Stir well, add water and vegetable stock.
Bring to simmer and cook covered for about 20 minutes.
Uncover and cook for another 10 minutes until the lentils are fully cooked.
Blend the soup in blender or use an immersion blender.