A squeeze of lemon and a bit of chopped mint garnish this healthy soup.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a stockpot over medium-low heat. Add onions, carrots, and garlic. Saute, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent, about 6 minutes.

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  • Add stock and stir in lentils, dried mint, chile pepper or red-pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Simmer until lentils are tender, about 45 minutes.

  • Remove chile pepper (if used) and discard. Remove soup from heat, stir in paprika and lemon juice; adjust seasoning if desired. Serve immediately garnished with fresh mint and lemon wedges.

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