Lentil Soup Express
This tasty lentil soup is flavored with tomatoes, garlic and Worcestershire sauce. Serve it in bowls with bread and a green salad on the side for an easy, healthy meal.
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 onion, sliced
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 cups water
1 (16-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained
1 cup lentils, rinsed
1 cup sliced peeled carrot
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon white distilled vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until onion is tender. Add water, tomatoes with juice, and lentils. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Add carrots, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and salt. Cover and simmer 25 more minutes or until lentils and vegetables are tender. Garnish with chopped parsley.
Makes 6 servings.