Lentil soup: useful, quick, tasty

Lentils - incredibly useful legumes, from which you can easily cook a lot of variety, and most importantly, delicious food.Additionally, lentils, unlike other legumes (peas, beans, etc.), Does not require pre-wetting.

We are going to prepare lentil soup in meat broth with vegetables .

Lentil soup "Fragrant»

Ingredients:

  • beef broth - 2 liters;
  • green lentils - 200 g;
  • green pepper - 1 pc .;
  • medium sized carrot - 1 pc .;
  • small tomatoes - 2 pcs .;
  • leeks - 1/2 of the stem;
  • greens - 1 bunch;
  • Garlic - 2 cloves;
  • hot pepper - 1/3 pod;
  • oil or melted butter - 1 tbsp.L .;
  • bay leaf;
  • ground coriander - 1/2 hours. L .;
  • salt to taste.

lentil soup

1. Prepare a beef broth and cooked meat in lightly salted water.

2. Carrots cut into thin strips or grate.Leek cut into slices.

3. In a skillet Melt ghee (cooking or heating).Sauté onion and carrot in butter until soft.

4. Sweet and hot peppers remove seeds and finely chop.

5. Tomatoes cut into cubes of medium size.

6. Add the peppers and toma

toes to the carrot-onion mixture.Season with salt, then close the lid a saucepan and simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes.

7. broth to a boil and then lower it to the lentils.Cook for about 30 minutes (or according to package directions from the lentils).

8. Approximately 7 minutes until cooked add the lentils stewed vegetables.

9. Before you remove the soup from the heat, add the bay leaf and chopped garlic into thin slices.

10. Turn off the soup, add chopped greens, and give a little brew that had absorbed the smell of grass soup.

11. Pour the lentil soup in deep plates.In each serving, place a piece of meat, which was cooked in a broth.

yearning simmered vegetables give bright taste and aroma, and coriander, garlic and hot peppers will add a touch of spicy soup of lentils.This soup is not only very tasty but also very useful. Benefit lentils can not be overestimated: it contains a lot of vitamins and fiber, and protein content is so high that the product can serve as a complete substitute for meat.

Bon appetit!

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