Even in lean days you can enjoy a surprisingly tasty meats! And example of this vegetable lentil soup! Cook this fragrant, the first hot dish, a breeze, the main thing to have at hand all the necessary products and the desire to pamper loved ones with exquisite culinary creations!
The ingredients for meatless lentil soup:
The ingredients for meatless lentil soup:
Cooking meatless lentil soup:
Step 1: prepare the lentils.
To cook a delicious vegetable lentil soup is very easy, knowing a few secrets of handling these incredibly useful bean. First turn on the stove at a strong level, put it on the kettle with 1 liter of pure distilled water and bring the liquid to a boil. Sort out the lentils, remove the spoiled grain, pour it in a colander with a fine mesh and wash under fresh water from the dust. Then we shift it into a deep pot and pour 1 liter of boiling water. Bean steeped for 1 hour, and during this time, prepare all other ingredients used in the preparation of the first hot meatless meals.
Step 2: prepare the vegetables.
Onions, carrots and potatoes clean from the skin with a sharp knife, cutting it with a thin layer. Rinse the vegetables under cold running water from any dirt and dry them with paper kitchen towels from excess moisture. After alternately stacked vegetables on a cutting Board and shred. Potato cubes or cubes with a diameter of 2 centimeters, onions shinkuem cubes with a diameter up to 1 inchand carrots grate on a coarse grater. Put the potatoes in a deep bowl and pour ordinary tap water so that it completely covered the pieces of the tubers, so that the vegetable is not dark to start cooking soup. The rest of the chopped ingredients and spread on individual plates. Also put on the kitchen table all the necessary spices, salt, vegetable oil and in a separate bowl put peeled garlic cloves.
Step 3: cook the lentils and potatoes.
After 1 hour, a pot of soaked lentils put it on the stove included in the average. Enter in a container of sliced potatoes, previously draining water from it. Cook the ingredients for 15 minutes, periodically removing the foam broth with a slotted spoon. Time is considered after the liquid starts to boil.
Step 4: prepare the dressing.
While boiling the main components of the soup, prepare the dressing. Turn on the stove at medium level and put it on a frying pan with 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. In heated fat throws the chopped onion and fry it, stirring with a kitchen spatula, until transparent and light Golden brown for 2 – 3 minutes. Then add to the onions carrots and fry vegetables together for a further 3 minutes, until the carrots will not accept a Golden hue and are soft. Then remove the pan from the stove and put it on a cutting Board.
Step 5: bring the soup until ready.
After 10 minutes, the lentils will begin to soft after boiling, the potatoes will reach the soft. Even after 5 minutes, the mass in the pan will resemble mashed potato. At this time add in the pan the gas station, all specified in the recipe spices, to taste salt and press out through chesnokodavku garlic cloves. Cook the soup for another 8 to 10 minutes until fully cooked. After turning off the stove, grind all ingredients with a hand blender, puree, cover the pot with a lid and allow the first hot dish to stand for 5 – 7 minutes. Then helping themselves with a ladle, pour the soup over deep plates and serve for dinner.
Step 6: serve meatless lentil soup.
Vegetable lentil soup served hot to the dining table. Optional is a magnificent first course can be supplemented with fresh chopped dill, parsley, spinach or green onions. Since this dish is meatless it is possible to fill the vegetable mayonnaise of apples and savor with lean breads that are prepared without yeast, eggs and butter fats. The taste of the soup is soft, tender and very flavorful. Cook and enjoy!
Tips for recipe:
– – In order that the soup was more intense, the desire to refuel, you can add 1 tablespoon of wheat flour.
Sometimes this kind of soup, add grated Apple or sorrel.
– – Mixture of spices in this recipe can be supplemented with any other seasonings that are suitable for the preparation of bean dishes or soups.
– – Optionally, you can prepare the filling and cook all the vegetables together until cooked for 20 – 25 minutes. After season the soup with spices, salt, vegetable oil, chop until the consistency of mashed potatoes and enjoy a delicious meatless dish!