- 1 lb of red lentils
- 7 cups water
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 1 large bunch of cilantro, chopped
- 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
- 1/3 cup lemon
- Salt to taste
- Rinse lentils in a colander, making sure to remove and sand of small stones.
- In a large soup pot, boil lentils in salted water, until tender.
- In the mean time, in a large skillet sauté cilantro and garlic in olive oil. Add to lentils.
- Add lemon and salt to taste and let simmer for about 20 minutes.