Recipe courtesy of David Rocco
Episode: Soups
Lentil and Tomato Soup
Total:
30 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 to 4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
30 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
2 to 4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup/ 50 ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked and chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce/441 ml) can peeled plum tomatoes
  • 2 fresh chile peppers, chopped
  • 1 (19-ounce/540 ml) can lentils, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Water, optional

Directions

In a saucepan, heat olive oil. Add garlic, parsley and chile peppers and saute for a few minutes. Add plum tomatoes and juices from the tin. With the back of a wooden spoon, break up the tomatoes into little chunks.

Add the lentils, salt, and pepper. Add the water and allow to cook for approximately 15 to 20 minutes, until the soup has thickened.

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