Lentil soup is a popular dish in winter to warm everyone up.
Preparation Time: 1.5 hours
1 1/2 cups of lentils
1 onion, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1 medium-sized carrot, chopped
1 medium-sized potato, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
salt and pepper
4 cups of water
1 tablespoon of butter or vegetable oil
1 teaspoon of ground cumin
1 lemon cut in half
Heat butter (or vegetable oil) in pot, add onions.
Stir until onions are soft.
Stir for one minute, then add water and bring to a boil.
Lower heat and add the celery, carrot, potato, garlic and cumin.
Simmer uncovered for 1 hour.
Blend or process in batches until smoothed in a puree.
Add salt, pepper, squeese lemon and croutons to your desire.