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How to cook lentil soup

 How to cook lentil soup


A cup or two of yellow or brown lentils

2 medium sized onions, chopped

4 garlic cloves, mashed

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tomatoes, chopped

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped

How to prepare:

1- Wash the lentils well with water (the water should not be hot)

2- Place the lentils in a large pot over low heat, and add the water.

3- Let the lentils boil, then reduce the heat and let them cook for 30 or 40 minutes, or until they are completely cooked.

4- While the lentils are cooking, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over low heat

5- Add the onion and garlic and stir for 5 minutes, or until the onion becomes translucent.

6- Add the tomatoes, cumin, black pepper, and salt and stir for three or four minutes.

7- Add the onion and tomato mixture to the pot with the lentils.

8- Leave the soup to boil for 5 minutes, then add mint leaves as desired

Thus the dish is ready to be served


You can serve toasted bread, put it in lentil soup, and eat it together

As shown in the picture

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