My New Obsession… LENTIL SOUP

Alright, I am admitting it… I am obsessed with LENTIL SOUP!

It is DELICIOUS and perfect for freezing cold East Coast Days…

So instead of spending money on ordering lentil soup, that I am unsure what all the ingredients are.. I decided I would try my luck at making it!

 Turned out delish!

Angie’s Vegetable Lentil Soup Recipe

You will need: 

  • 1 onion
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 red pepper
  • a handful of chopped carrots
  • 1 cup of mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 2 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1 cup of lentils
  • 6 cups of chopped spinach
  • 1 cup of parsley
  • red wine vinegar
  • pepper
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • a large pot

Directions:

1. Chop all vegetables(minus spinach and parsley)

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2. Pour a bit of oil into your pot, over medium-high heat. Saute your veggies for about 10 minutes.

3. Add your tomato paste, minced garlic and salt and let saute for about a minute.

4. Add 6 cups of water and 1 cup of lentils to the pot. Let the water come to a boil. Then reduce heat, cover and allow lentils to simmer for 25 minutes or until the lentils are soft.

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5. Add your chopped spinach, parsley, red wine vinegar and pepper. Let it sit on low heat for 15 mins.

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6. THEN DISH UP AND ENJOY!

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and… I made enough for lunch this week!

Perfect for the FREEZING COLD temperatures DC is experiencing today.

Happy ALREADY Tuesday!

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