Warm up your winter with our Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup! Packed with flavors and nutrients, it’s a wholesome delight for the soul.



Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Soup Recipe

Introduction

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Start by rinsing the lentils under cold water.
  2. In a large pot, sauté the onions, carrots, and celery until softened.
  3. Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  4. Stir in the lentils, vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  5. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 30-40 minutes until the lentils are tender.
  6. 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

FAQs

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.

Conclusion

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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