Let’s Try Vegan! 25-Day Nutrition Challenge

Lentil Soup

Recipe type: Main

Cuisine: Vegan

Serves: 8

What you’ll need:
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 14 oz diced tomatoes
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 cups dry lentils
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup spinach, rinsed and thinly sliced
  • 2-3 Tbsp Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp Curry
  • Pink Himalayan salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
How to make it:
  1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, garlic, carrots, bay leaf, oregano, basil, and celery; cook and stir until vegetables are translucent.
  2. Stir in lentils, and add water & broth and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 1 hour.
  3. Serve with spinach and adjust spices to taste. Optional, add in 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar.

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