Lentil minestrone with buckwheat

Lentil minestrone with buckwheat

Ingredients: (for 4 persons)

  • 250g brown lentils (soak overnight)
  • 100g buckwheat
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 large leek
  • !/2 medium cauliflower
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 bay leaves
  • vegetable oil, salt, pepper, turmeric, a pinch of smoked paprika, dill
Almost all the ingredients… I added buckwheat while cooking 🙂

Method:

  1. Soak lentils overnight and rinse them with water before cooking.
  2. In a large pot saute chopped onion and leek in vegetable oil (you can use olive oil) and add minced garlic. (be careful not to burn the garlic)
  3. Add sliced carrots, cauliflower, peas, lentils and buckwheat.
  4. Add 1,5l of water and let it boil (add more if you need to..)
  5. Add spices to your taste with bay leaves and let it simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Serve and enjoy!