Brown Lentil Soup
This brown lentil soup is cooked for 8 hours and the best part is you literally have to do nothing.Just dump in all the ingredients in slow cooker and the rest will be done with it.The recipe is adapted from here and being low fat and a good source of protein and fiber, it is a perfect diabetic friendly meal.The soup can be made ahead and stored to be used in 2-3 days.
Dish-Brown lentil soup
1/2 cup brown lentils
2 green chile peppers,chopped
1 white onion,chopped
3-4 garlic cloves,minced
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon dried dill leaves
1 teaspoon dried parsley leaves
1 teaspoon fajita seasoning
1/2 teaspoon paprika
salt to taste
ground peppercorn to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cups water or vegetable broth
In a 3 quart slow cooker add brown lentils ,potatoes,green chile,onion,garlic,tomato,tomato sauce,dill leaves ,parsley leaves and paprika.Add water or vegetable broth and stir.
Cook covered on low heat setting for about 7 hours or on high heat setting for about 3 to 4 hours.
Once done add salt,pepper and cook for 30 minutes on high heat setting.
If desired season with more salt and pepper before serving.
Serve and enjoy.
Serve-6 Cooking time-8 hours
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