Ingredients

2 garlic cloves, minced
2 celery stalks, diced
1 carrot, chopped
1 onion, diced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 can of tomatoes, diced
1 liter vegetable broth
black pepper and salt to taste
1 1/3 cup of lentils
2 tablespoons olive oil
teaspoon ground toasted cumin
teaspoon ground coriander

Makes 6 servings

Directions

1. Heat the olive oil and add the onion, garlic, celery, and carrot. Cook for 5 6 minutes. Add the vegetable broth, lentils, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper. Bring to boil and simmer for 30 35 minutes. Stir regularly.

2. Add the canned tomatoes and simmer for 4 minutes. Blend in the food processor and serve warm.