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Lentil Tortilla Soup

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Lentil Tortilla Soup

Recipe by Julia PachecoCourse: Main, DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs olive oil

  • 1 white onion, diced

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced

  • 1/2 tsp cumin

  • 1/2 tsp chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp pepper

  • 3/4 cup dried lentils

  • 1/2 cup salsa verde (or regular salsa)

  • 14oz can of corn, drained

  • 14oz can black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 14oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

  • 15oz can tomato sauce (or diced tomatoes)

  • 2 tbs tomato paste

  • 2.5 cups vegetable broth

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, optional

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat add the olive oil once it’s hot add in the diced onion and bell pepper saute for 5 minutes now add all of the seasonings in stir well. Add in the lentils, salsa, corn, beans, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and broth stir well and bring up simmer and cover with a lid and let simmer for 15-20 minutes (stir frequently so noting sticks to the bottom of the pot)
  • Once the lentils are tender turn off the heat and add the heavy cream in, stir well. Surve with your favorite toppings, tortilla strips, shredded cheese, sour cream, diced tomatoes, cilantro and more.

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