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Mexican Lentil Soup

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Prep time:
10 minutes

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Cook time:
30 minutes

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Servings:
6 cups

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Mexican Lentil Soup

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups onion, chopped
  • 1 cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro or oregano (optional)
  • 5 cups water
  • 5 teaspoons bouillon (chicken, beef, or vegetable)

Directions:

1. In a large saucepan or skillet, sauté the onion, bell peppers and garlic in oil until tender, about 3 minutes.

2. Add lentils, spices, water and bouillon. Stir. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes or until the lentils are as soft as you like. Serve hot.

Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
10 minutes

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
30 minutes

Fork

Servings:
6 cups