Red Lentil Soup


Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Yields

4 people

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 small onion, diced
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1 carrot, rustic cut
1 burdock root, rustic cut
1 cup red lentils
4-5 cups water or stock
A few splashes umeboshi vinegar

Directions

Heat oil in a deep pot.

1.    Add onion and sauté for 3 minutes.

2.    Add cumin and cook, stirring for 30 seconds.

3.    Add carrot and burdock and sauté for 3 minutes.

4.    Add lentils and water or stock and cook 20 minutes until lentilsand roots are soft.