Turkish Wedding Soup

Turkish Wedding Soup :
1 Pound Red Lentils
4 Tablespoons Butter
2 Large Onion -- chopped
4 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
1/2 Teaspoon Cayenne
1 Teaspoon Paprika
1 Teaspoon Coriander
2 Cups Tomatoes -- chopped
2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
Salt -- to taste
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
1 Teaspoon Dried Mint
Directions saute onion, garlic with cayenne and coriander in butter until onions are soft. add lentil and 8 cups of water. cook until lentils are soft according to package directions. halfway through cooking process add tomatoes and tomato paste. shortly before serving add lemon juice and bring to boil. add mint. cook for 10 more minutes.

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