This is a very easy, quick, nutritious and delicious soup. Lentil soup is a flavorful soup for all seasons. However, I love making soups in the winter.
2 cups lentils, rinsed
1 large carrot, peeled, diced
2 large celery stalks, diced
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
A handful of fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
Juice of a lemon
Salt and pepper to taste
- In a skillet heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat, saute onions until light golden brown, add garlic, saute lightly for 2-3 minutes, add turmeric powder, stir well.
- Add celery, carrots, lentils and 6-7 cups of water.
- Cover and cook for 50 minutes on medium-low heat. Add a little more water if needed.
- Add the parsley, salt, pepper to and lemon juice. Taste and adjust the seasoning.