Prosperity Lentil Soup

Prosperity Lentil Soup
Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Mint

Ingredients

350g Red split lentils
400g Tomatoes (can)
1.5 Liters of water
1 Large onion
1 Medium bulb of garlic
3 tablespoons Dried mint
2 tablespoons Tomato paste
1-½ Marigold stock cubes
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Sea salt
Black pepper
Lemon wedges
Sumac

Method

Fine dice the onion. Place the onion and olive oil place in a deep saucepan on a medium flame sauté for 5 minutes until translucent stirring occasionally.

Peel and crush all the cloves from the bulb of garlic and add the garlic to the onions and allow to sauté for a further 2-3 minutes.

Next, add the red lentils, tinned tomatoes, tomato paste, water, stock cubs and mint. Add a few twists of fresh black pepper to season.

Bring the soup to a gentle simmer cover and let cook for 1 ½ to 2 hours finally season with some sea salt.

Garnish with sumac and lemon juice.

This soup will keep in the refrigerator for a few days and even tastes better the day after.

Enjoy!

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