Lentil and Collard Green Soup

A. K. Brown

When Southern cuisine meets Italian tradition, magic happens! This creative dish is sure to surprise you with much flavor.

Prep time:
15 mins

Cook time:
30 mins

Course
Main Course, Soup

Cousine
American, Indian

Servings
4 Persons

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion – Chopped
  • 1 Medium Carrot – Chopped
  • 1 Tbs Salt
  • 1 Cup Red/Yellow Lentils – Rinsed/Drained
  • 6 Cups Water
  • 2 Tbs Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Jar Rosey Bloom’s Collard Greens Vegetarian Recipe
  • 1 Tbs Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/3 Cup Lemon Juice

Instructions

  • 1 Tbs of olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add carrots, onions, and salt. Cook until carrots are soft and onions are transparent.
  • Stir in lentils and cook for approximately 1 minute.
  • Pour in water and bring to a boil over high heat. Turn heat to medium-low, cover, and let simmer until lentils are tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat 2 tbs of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Drain and add collard greens and cook for approximately 5 minutes.
  • When the lentils are tender, drain excess oil and stir in collard greens with the cinnamon and cumin.
  • Add lemon juice and let simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

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