Red Lentil Soup

I had the best lentil soup somewhere…can’t remember if it was Istanbul or Norfolk, but it was smoky, delicious and smoky. I finally got it right and am very excited.
Red Lentil Soup

1 bag red lentils, 12-16 oz.

1 quart chicken or veggie stock, water if you don’t have stock
1 heaping Tbsp sweet paprika
1 hearty tsp Turkish cumin
1 Tbsp dried cilantro
1 tsp dried oregano
salt
pepper
1 onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, crushed and diced
evoo
Saute onion and garlic in evoo until translucent, add spices and cook for a minute or so. Add about 4 c stock or water and lentils and bring to simmer. Cook through. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
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About Blue Eagle Dreamer

Shamanic High Priestess and facilitator of empowerment and healing circles for girls and women, including a monthly Red Tent Temple. BA in English, minor in anthropology. Waldorf homeschool mom. Reiki master, cranial sacral therapist, herbalist, menstruvist, feminist, epicurian.
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