Okay, I wanted to keep this simple because it means I’m more likely to prepare it………..so….think “quarters”……..
1 quart cooked lentils
1/4 teaspoon each: curry powder…ground cumin….thyme…..salt…..cayenne pepper…dried basil
1 quart vegetable broth (low sodium)
1/4 of an onion
1 stalk of celery and 1 carrot – chopped; 1 clove of garlic-smashed chopped very finely (don’t know how to make these be a quarter of anything..maybe 25 cents worth of each?)
Saute the onion, celery and carrot in broth or water; add the lentils and the garlic, basil and the spices.
Simmer for awhile ..um….maybe 2 quarters of an hour and there will be soup!