Wholesome Lentil and Vegetable Soup

Warm your soul with the comforting embrace of our Wholesome Lentil and Vegetable Soup. A hearty blend of earthy lentils and vibrant vegetables, this soup is a celebration of flavors and a nutritional powerhouse. Whether it’s a cozy evening in or a gathering of friends, this recipe brings people together.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried green lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, carrots, and celery. Sauté until vegetables are tender.
  2. Add the garlic, cumin, and smoked paprika. Sauté for another minute until fragrant.
  3. Add the lentils, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and let the soup simmer for about 25-30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.
  5. Once cooked, ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with fresh parsley.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

A delightful blend of lentils and vegetables, this hearty soup offers warmth and nourishment in every spoonful.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 220, Carbohydrates: 40g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 2.5g

Warm, comforting, and brimming with goodness, our Wholesome Lentil and Vegetable Soup is more than just a dish – it’s a gesture of care. Share it with loved ones and savor the joy it brings to your table. This recipe invites you to slow down, enjoy the flavors, and create lasting memories over steaming bowls of homemade goodness.

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