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Lentil Lime Soup

Courtesy of Numi Organic Tea.

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes


    • 2 tea bags Numi Dry Desert Lime
    • 1 cup red lentils
    • ¼ cup rice
    • 2 large yellow onions (cut into thin strips)
    • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
    • ¼ tsp. salt
    • 1 tsp. cumin
    • 1 vegetable, chicken or beef bouillon cube
    • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
    • Toasted pita chips (these can be bought or made by toasting a slice of pita bread and breaking it up into small chip-size pieces)


        1. Steep 2 tea bags of Dry Desert Lime in 1 cup boiling water for 10 minutes, set aside.
        2. Boil 3 cups of water in a deep soup pot. Add lentils and rice. Reduce heat to low and cover for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
        3. In a frying pan, sauté onions in oil until golden and tender. Add cumin, salt and bouillon, stir until bouillon dissolves.
        4. Mix into lentils and add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Just before serving, stir in parsley and tea Add meatballs if desired. Serve with pita chips.


          Makes 4 Servings

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