Russian Red Lentil Soup

  • Yield 8 servings


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic,minced
1/2 cup diced,dried apricots
1 1/2 cups dried lentils
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
3 cups water
2 141/2 ounces cans chicken or vegetable broth
14 1/2 ounces can diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon honey
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1 1/2 cups plain yogurt


Combine all ingredients except mint and yogur in slow cooker.

Cover .Heat on high until soup starts to simmer, them turn to low and cook 3 to 4 hours.

Add mint and dollop of yogurt to each bowl of soup.

*this soup serve with Pita Bread Triangles, Waldof Salad or Platter of fresh Veggies.



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