Lentil-Vegetable Soup

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Combining sweet and savory vegetables and spices with lovely lentils, this is a version of lentil soup youʼre sure to enjoy!

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup yellow onion, chopped
  • ½ cup carrot, diced
  • ½ cup celery, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups dry lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 large tomatoes, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • ½ cup baby spinach leaves, rinsed
  • 1 tsp. all-natural sea salt
  • ½ tsp. cracked black pepper

Directions

  • Pour olive oil into a large pot over medium heat. After oil runs thin, add the onion, carrot, and celery, and sauté for 5 minutes, or until tender. Add the garlic, Italian seasoning, and bay leaf, and sauté for about 1 minute before adding the lentils, stock, water, and tomatoes.
  • Bring pot to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer soup uncovered for about 1 hour.
  • Before removing from heat, add spinach, salt, and pepper. Stir until spinach is wilted. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup yellow onion, chopped
  • ½ cup carrot, diced
  • ½ cup celery, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups dry lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 large tomatoes, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • ½ cup baby spinach leaves, rinsed
  • 1 tsp. all-natural sea salt
  • ½ tsp. cracked black pepper

Directions

  • Pour olive oil into a large pot over medium heat. After oil runs thin, add the onion, carrot, and celery, and sauté for 5 minutes, or until tender. Add the garlic, Italian seasoning, and bay leaf, and sauté for about 1 minute before adding the lentils, stock, water, and tomatoes.
  • Bring pot to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer soup uncovered for about 1 hour.
  • Before removing from heat, add spinach, salt, and pepper. Stir until spinach is wilted. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories210
Total Fat2.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium580mg
Total Carbohydrate34g
Dietary Fiber16g
Sugars4g
Protein3g