How to Make Spicy Lentil Soup

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How to Make Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe
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Fresh tomatoes are a hit in this soup, however, at this time of year tomatoes taste nothing in Sweden. The soup goes very well with canned tomatoes and dried herbs but use fresh if you can access it.

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Chop the onions and garlic.

Chop the onions and garlic.

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Add some butter or olive oil to a large pot.

Add some butter or olive oil to a large pot.

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Fry the onions and the garlic with some paprika powder.

Fry the onions and the garlic with some paprika powder.

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Stir.

Stir.

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Add the rinsed lentils.

Add the rinsed lentils.

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Add water..

Add water..

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..and canned tomatoes.

..and canned tomatoes.

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Now add bay leaves and basil (I used frozen).

Now add bay leaves and basil (I used frozen).

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I also added cumin, cayenne pepper, chili powder, oregano and (dried) coriander.

I also added cumin, cayenne pepper, chili powder, oregano and (dried) coriander.

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Stock cube!

Stock cube!

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Let boil for 10 minutes, put a lid on.

Let boil for 10 minutes, put a lid on.

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Add a pinch of salt and perhaps some vinegar to sharpen the flavor.

Add a pinch of salt and perhaps some vinegar to sharpen the flavor.

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If you want beans this is when to add them (at least if you use pre-cooked beans).

If you want beans this is when to add them (at least if you use pre-cooked beans).

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This is a very easy yet tasteful dish that works really well when it's getting colder outside. It's cheap too!

This is a very easy yet tasteful dish that works really well when it's getting colder outside. It's cheap too!

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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