Our red lentil soup is packed with delicious flavors and will fill you up super quick. Enjoy with Colavita Pesto Sauce as a topping.
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.
Add garlic and saute another 3 minutes.
Add the chili in adobo, the black pepper, paprika and cumin. Saute another 2 minutes.
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.
Taste and season with additional salt, pepper and lemon as you see fit.
Pour into bowls and garnish with Colavita Pesto Sauce.