Wholesome Lentil & Vegetable Soup



Wholesome Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Picture yourself in a cozy cabin, rain tapping on the windows, and a warm, inviting aroma filling the air. That’s the magic of our Wholesome Lentil & Vegetable Soup. With a medley of vibrant, nutrient-packed vegetables and hearty lentils, this soup is comfort in a bowl, a hug for your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green lentils, rinsed
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions, carrots, and celery. Sauté until the vegetables are softened.
  2. Add the minced garlic, cumin, paprika, thyme, salt, and pepper. Sauté for another minute, allowing the spices to bloom.
  3. Add the rinsed lentils and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  4. Stir in the spinach leaves and lemon juice. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the spinach wilts.
  5. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  6. Serve the soup hot, garnished with a sprinkle of fresh herbs.

Total time: 45 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

A hearty and nutritious lentil soup packed with colorful vegetables and warm spices, perfect for a comforting meal.

Nutritional information: Calories: 220 | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 12g

Picture yourself ladling this delicious soup into your favorite bowl, curling up with a blanket, and letting the wholesome flavors nourish your body and soul. This Wholesome Lentil & Vegetable Soup isn’t just a recipe; it’s a heartwarming experience that brings together the goodness of nature and the comfort of home.

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