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This spanish influenced Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup recipe is rich and satisfying.Sherry and paprika boost the flavor this pantry staple soup.
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Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup

This spanish influenced Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup recipe is rich and satisfying.Sherry and paprika boost the flavor this pantry staple soup.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 333kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion cut into ¼ inch dice
  • 3 garlic cloves mashed to a paste
  • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ cup amontillado sherry
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 – 14 oz. can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 cup lentils rinsed and picked over
  • 2 cups cubed Dutch yellow Potatoes
  • ¼ teaspoon. pimente de espellete or cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • In a large dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onions and garlic and cook until the onion is translucent - about 5 minutes. 
    Add the smoked paprika, cumin and oregano and stir to combine. 
    Add the sherry and cook until almost all the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes. 
    Add the stock, tomatoes, lentils and potatoes.
     Bring soup to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
     Cover and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes or until the lentils and potatoes are tender. 
    Taste and adjust seasonings. Add the pimente de espelette or cayenne pepper to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1426mg | Potassium: 917mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1760IU | Vitamin C: 14.8mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 7.3mg