Satisfying Veggie Lentil Soup
Warm, comforting, and incredibly nutritious – this Satisfying Veggie Lentil Soup is a delightful bowl of goodness that’s perfect for any time of the year. Picture a steaming bowl of hearty soup that not only pleases your taste buds but also nourishes your body with plant-based goodness.
- 1 cup green or brown lentils, rinsed and drained
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 3 carrots, peeled and diced
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 6 cups vegetable broth
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon turmeric
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 cups spinach or kale, chopped
- Fresh lemon juice for serving
- In a large pot, sauté the onion, carrots, and celery until they begin to soften.
- Add the garlic, cumin, paprika, and turmeric. Sauté for another minute.
- Add the lentils, vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
- Reduce the heat, cover, and let the soup simmer for about 25-30 minutes, until lentils are tender.
- Stir in the chopped spinach or kale and cook until wilted.
- Before serving, add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice to each bowl for a burst of flavor.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
A hearty and nutritious lentil soup filled with colorful veggies and warming spices, perfect for a comforting meal.
Nutrition information: Calories: 240, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 1g
Warm your soul and nourish your body with this Satisfying Veggie Lentil Soup. Every spoonful is a medley of flavors and textures that come together to create a truly satisfying experience. Whether enjoyed on a chilly winter evening or as a light summer lunch, this soup never fails to deliver comfort and goodness in every bite. The earthy lentils, vibrant vegetables, and aromatic spices dance in harmony, while the hint of lemon brightens up the entire dish. Share this wholesome recipe with loved ones, and let it warm their hearts and fill their bellies with joy.