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Easy Red Lentil Soup

Easy Red Lentil Soup
Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
25 minutes
Servings
Makes 7 servings, about 1 cup per serving

The Secret Ingredient

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 2 large stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 ½ cups red lentils
  • 2 teaspoons Maggi® Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Ground black pepper
  • Apple cider vinegar (optional)

Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add carrot, celery and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until almost tender.

Step 2

Add water, lentils, bouillon and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 20 minutes or until lentils are tender and have broken down.

Step 3

Season with pepper. Add splash of vinegar if desired.