Greek Lentil Soup (Fakes)
450 gr brown lentils
1/3 cup Onnar extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 onions, minced
1 quart water
1 pinch dried oregano
2 bay leaves
1 tablespoon tomato paste
salt and pepper to taste
1.Place the lentils in a large saucepan, cover with water. Place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes, then drain lentils into a strainer.
2.in a dry saucepan, pour in olive oil, and place over medium heat. Add garlic, onion, and cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Pour in lentils, 1 quart water, oregano, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
3.Stir in tomato paste and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer until the lentils have softened, 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add additional water if the soup becomes too thick.
Serve the lentils with a tablespoon of olive oil on each plate and feta cheese Onnar