Not only is this lentil soup recipe provides a good source of vegetarian protein, this hearty soup is sure to keep you warm on those cold winter nights.
With freshly chopped garlic, tender carrots, savory onions, and organic vegetable broth this wholesome recipe is an excellent addition to your weeknight meal rotation.
This hearty lentil soup will keep you warm on winter nights. It's a good source of vegetarian protein and has only 179 calories per serving. Get the recipe.
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 3 medium onions chopped
- 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
- 2 medium carrots chopped
- 1 lb. dry lentils sorted, rinsed
- 6 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth or chicken broth
- Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
Heat oil in large, saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add onions, garlic, and carrots; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until onions are soft.
Add lentils and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, covered, at a gentle boil for 30 minutes, or until lentils are soft. (Add additional warm water if soup becomes too thick.)
Season with salt and pepper if desired.
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