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Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup
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Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

Our red lentil soup is packed with delicious flavors and will fill you up super quick. Enjoy with Colavita Pesto Sauce as a topping.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins

Ingredients

 4 tbsp Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 cup dried red lentils
 1 large shallot, finely chopped
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 1 package Colavita Crushed Tomatoes
 1 tbsp chipotle chili in adobo sauce
 1 tsp salt
 1/2 tsp black pepper
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 1 tsp ground cumin
 4 cups chicken bone broth or stock (use a vegetable stock for a vegetarian/vegan version)
 Colavita Pesto Sauce for garnish

Directions

1

Heat a 5 qt stock pot over medium heat. Add the Colavita Olive Oil to the pot along with the shallot and sauté shallot for 5 minutes.

2

Add garlic and saute another 3 minutes.

3

Add the chili in adobo, the black pepper, paprika and cumin. Saute another 2 minutes.

4

Add lentils, broth/stock and tomatoes to this mixture and bring up to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and continue simmering on medium low for 25 minutes.

5

Taste and season with additional salt, pepper and lemon as you see fit.

6

Pour into bowls and garnish with Colavita Pesto Sauce.

Ingredients

 4 tbsp Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 cup dried red lentils
 1 large shallot, finely chopped
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 1 package Colavita Crushed Tomatoes
 1 tbsp chipotle chili in adobo sauce
 1 tsp salt
 1/2 tsp black pepper
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 1 tsp ground cumin
 4 cups chicken bone broth or stock (use a vegetable stock for a vegetarian/vegan version)
 Colavita Pesto Sauce for garnish

Directions

1

Heat a 5 qt stock pot over medium heat. Add the Colavita Olive Oil to the pot along with the shallot and sauté shallot for 5 minutes.

2

Add garlic and saute another 3 minutes.

3

Add the chili in adobo, the black pepper, paprika and cumin. Saute another 2 minutes.

4

Add lentils, broth/stock and tomatoes to this mixture and bring up to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover and continue simmering on medium low for 25 minutes.

5

Taste and season with additional salt, pepper and lemon as you see fit.

6

Pour into bowls and garnish with Colavita Pesto Sauce.

Red Lentil Soup

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