Lentils Soup(see dry lentils recipe)
Lentejas Guisadas

Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Servings: 3-5
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

2 cans of lentils (24oz)
2 cans of water (24 oz)
1 Maggi chicken buoillon
A pinch of freshly ground pepper
½ tablespoon of tomato paste
1 teaspoon of white vinegar
2 tablespoon of a cup of olive oil
Salt (optional)
4 strips of bacon or smoked pancetta, cut into pieces
1 stalk of celery, chopped

½ onion
3 garlic cloves
2 twigs of thyme
1 aji gustoso

TIP: Mash 1 can of lentils for extra texture
TIP: You can chop herbs and sauté, instead of blending the last ingredients
TIP: Drain the water to reduce the sodium

Blend or chop the last 4 ingredients

In a pot, saute the bacon or pancetta until crispy. Remove from pot and set aside

If necessary drain some oil. Then saute the herbal blend, celery, pepper and tomato paste.

Stir for 1 minute then add the lentils. Stir for a minute and add the water, vinegar, bacon or pancetta and chicken bouillon

Cook for 15-20 minutes or until it reaches a medium consistency

Serve with white rice or pasta