Warm up your winter with our Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup! Packed with flavors and nutrients, it’s a wholesome delight for the soul.
Looking for a comforting and nutritious soup? Our Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup is the answer! Easy to make and full of wholesome goodness.
Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup Recipe
- 2 cups dried lentils
- 1 onion, diced
- 3 carrots, chopped
- 2 celery stalks, sliced
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 6 cups vegetable broth
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by rinsing the lentils under cold water.
- In a large pot, sauté the onions, carrots, and celery until softened.
- Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
- Stir in the lentils, vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 30-40 minutes until the lentils are tender.
- Adjust the seasoning if necessary and serve hot.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour
Yield: 6 servings
Nutrition: 250 calories per serving
Q: Can I freeze the Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup?
A: Yes, this soup freezes well. Allow it to cool completely before transferring it to a freezer-safe container.
Q: Can I use red lentils instead of brown lentils?
A: Absolutely! Red lentils cook faster and will give the soup a slightly different texture.
Q: How long will leftovers last in the refrigerator?
A: Stored in an airtight container, the soup will stay fresh for up to 4 days.
Q: Can I add more vegetables to the soup?
A: Certainly! Feel free to customize with your favorite vegetables for added flavor and nutrition.
Q: Is this soup suitable for a vegan diet?
A: Yes, the Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup is entirely plant-based and perfect for vegans.
Warm your heart and fill your belly with the delightful flavors of our Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup. A nutritious, easy-to-make dish that’s perfect for any occasion!
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