Sunny's Simple Lentil SoupSubmitted by: SUNNY142
IntroductionSuper simple hearty vegetarian lentil soup :) Super simple hearty vegetarian lentil soup :)
1/2 Medium Yellow Onion
1 Clove Garlic
1 tsp Olive Oil
1 Large Carrot
1 Celery Stalk
1 Can Diced Tomatoes
2 Cups Chicken or Vegetable Broth (Reduced Sodium)
1/2 Cup Dry Green Lentils (or any color really)
1/4 tsp Thyme
1/4 tsp Basil
Black Pepper to taste
Heat oil in the bottom of your pot and saute the diced onion and garlic for about 3 minutes or until soft.
Add sliced Carrot and Celery and saute for a few minutes then add remaining ingredients.
Bring soup to a boil then simmer on low for about 30 minutes or until lentils are tender.
**Sodium can be reduced by using "No Salt Added" Canned Diced Tomatoes
Makes 4 smaller servings (about 1 cup) of about 140 calories or 2 larger dinner sized servings (about 2 cups) of about 280 calories.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUNNY142.