This lentil soup recipe is a delicious source of vegetarian protein and is sure to keep you warm on cold nights.
With freshly chopped garlic, tender carrots, savory onions, and organic vegetable broth this wholesome recipe is an excellent addition to your healthy meal rotation.
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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 (or chicken) broth
- Sea 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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