Lentil Soup

From Ecuador

Preparation info
  • Makes 4 cups 1 l ) ;


    first-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

A robust soup for a winter’s night.


  • ½ cup (90 g) brown lentils
  • 2 teaspoons very finely chopped onion


In a medium saucepan, stir together the lentils, 3 cups (750 ml) water, the onion, garlic, annatto butter, tomato, oregano, and cumin. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 25 minutes, o