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Boanerges Aleman-Meza, Computer Scientist
 

Lentils soup (mexican dish ‘sopa de lentejas’)

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups of lentils (1 lbs)
  • 1/3 cup of chopped onion
  • 1 garlic cove
  • 6 cilantros
  • 3 cups of mixed veggies (I normally used one 16 oz. frozen bag)
  • 2 tomatoes (chopped)
  • 4 slices of bacon, chopped in 1/4 inch pieces (alternative ingredient: ham)
  • 3 teaspoon chicken bullion
  • 3 teaspoon salt

Procedure:

  1. Wash the lentils with water and drain the water
  2. Fry the bacon in a big pot with 2 spoons of oil
  3. Add the onion and cook until it gets transparent
  4. Add the tomatoes, the veggies, the lentils and mix them
  5. Add water, chicken bullion, garlic, salt, and cilantro
  6. Mix and cook at middle fire for 30 minutes

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