Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup
Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
45 minutes
Servings
Makes 4 to 6 servings

The Secret Ingredient

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 1 MAGGI Chicken Bouillon Hard Tablet
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking brown rice
  • Cilantro chopped to taste

Make It

Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, pepper and garlic and cook stirring occasionally for 5 to 7 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.

Step 2

Add water, lentils, bouillon tablet and vinegar and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to medium and cover the pot. Cook for 18 to 20 minutes or until the lentils are soft.

Step 3

Add rice and cover the pot. Let it boil. Lower the heat to low and uncover the pot.

Step 4

Cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes or until the rice is tender.