Servings: 6


  • 3 medium carrots
  • 2 medium red onions
  • 3 large cloves garlic
  • 4 cups fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or flaxseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups mushroom broth
  • 1 cup dried yellow lentils
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup lemon juice

Step 1

Rinse, peel, and dice carrots and onions. Peel and mince garlic.

Step 2

Rinse thoroughly and chop fresh cilantro.

Step 3

In a medium-sized pot, add oil. Heat over medium-high heat. Add the carrots and onions until they are slightly cooked for about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add garlic, paprika, and cayenne pepper to pot. Stir and cook for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add the mushroom broth to pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 6

In a colander, rinse the yellow lentils with cold water. Then add to pot and simmer for 30 minutes.

Step 7

Add black pepper and lemon juice and stir.

Step 8

Serve immediately and enjoy.