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What to make the healthiest and most budget-friendly soup for dinner: easier than pea soup

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Ready-made pea soup
Ready pea soup. Source: screenshot from a video on YouTube

Soups can be made from any vegetables and cereals, adding meat, fish, seafood, and herbs. It is very important to remember that spices should be added to such dishes very carefully, as they can spoil the taste of the dish.

Homemade soup

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious and healthy lentil soup made with vegetables and tomato paste.

Soup recipe

Ingredients:

  • red lentils - 1.5 tbsp.
  • potatoes - 2 pcs.
  • carrot - 1 pc.
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • garlic - 1/2 clove.
  • water (step the thickness to your taste)
  • tomato paste - 1 tbsp.
  • butter, olive oil
  • salt, spices, paprika, lemon juice

Method of preparation:

1. Wash the lentils and cover them with water for 15/20 minutes, rinse again until the water becomes clear.

What to make the healthiest and most budget-friendly soup for dinner: easier than pea soup

2. Fry onion and garlic in butter and olive oil. Add carrots, and after 3 minutes add potatoes and a spoonful of tomato paste. Fry for a few minutes, add the lentils, cover with water, and cook until the vegetables are tender for 15/20 minutes.

Vegetables for making a delicious soup

3. Blend the soup in a blender, add spices, and bring to a boil over low heat, adding more water if necessary.

Ready-made soup

Tip: You can melt a spoonful of butter, add ground paprika, add the herbs to the soup bowl, and add a few drops of lemon juice when serving!

Sauce for the dish

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