This soup has serious magic powers! It is natures remedy to any cold! Eat it for dinner and wake up the next day feeling ten times better! If I ever start feeling like I’m getting sick, I make this soup, eat it and never get the cold! Since a lot of people I know are sick right now I thought it was a good time to post this!
-2 tbsp olive oil
-1-1/2 cup red lentils
-15 oz can diced tomatoes
-2 tbsp. ground cumin
-4 cloves of garlic, minced
-1 tbsp. honey
-3 bay leaves
-1 tbsp red wine vinegar
-1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
-salt & pepper to taste
Heat oil in large Dutch oven or pot over low heat. Add garlic and sauté until soft. Stir in red lentils and cumin and cook for 1 minute, making sure the lentils are coated with the oil and cumin. Stir in tomatoes, honey, bay leaves, and 7 cups of water. Season with salt & pepper and bring to a boil.
Cover the pan and reduce heat to a low simmer for 20 minutes. Lentils should be soft and the soup should be thick. Remove bay leaves, stir in vinegar and serve with dollops of yogurt
Serves approx. 8
Approx. 211 calories per serving