A delicious orange and lentil soup!
2 tablespoons butter
1 onion, diced
2/3 cup red lentils
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 – 1 carrot, shredded
ground black pepper
3 cups chicken broth (or use bouillon cubes)
1. In a pot over medium heat, cook onions in butter until softened. Stir in the lentils, orange juice, carrot, pepper and half of the chicken broth and let the mixture simmer for about 40 minutes.
2. After 40 minutes, puree the mixture in a blender and return to the pot. There, stir in the remaining half of the chicken broth and heat through.