Satisfying Lentil Soup



Satisfying Lentil Soup

Picture this: a chilly evening, a cozy kitchen, and the aroma of a hearty, simmering pot of Satisfying Lentil Soup wafting through the air. This recipe is a staple in our home, and it never fails to comfort and warm our hearts. Whether you’re a fan of vegetarian cuisine or just looking for a nourishing bowl of goodness, this soup has you covered.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried green lentils
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Sautee the onions, carrots, and celery in olive oil until softened.
  2. Add garlic, cumin, paprika, and thyme; cook for another minute.
  3. Stir in lentils, vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, bay leaves, salt, and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 25-30 minutes until lentils are tender.
  5. Remove bay leaves and serve hot.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Satisfying Lentil Soup is a wholesome and filling dish that’s perfect for any occasion. With the earthy flavors of lentils and a blend of aromatic spices, it’s a nutritious delight that will warm your soul.

Nutrition: Calories per serving – 220 kcal, Protein – 12g, Fat – 4g, Carbohydrates – 35g, Fiber – 10g

Picture yourself enjoying a bowl of this Satisfying Lentil Soup, perhaps with a slice of crusty bread for dipping. It’s a simple yet deeply satisfying meal that’s sure to become a regular in your kitchen. So, why wait? Gather your ingredients, and let’s make a pot of comfort today!

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