Lentils Soup

Lentils Soup

Lentils Soup

Try this Lentils Soup recipe. Perfect for vegetarian.

Lentils Soup
 
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Lentils are an ancient crop, nutritious and full of fiber. Lentil soup is an easy dish to throw together, and is hearty enough to make a full meal. Perfect for vegetarians, lentils Soup is the Italian version.
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • Olive oil -- 3 tablespoons
  • Onion, chopped -- 1
  • Carrot, peeled and chopped -- 1
  • Celery, chopped -- 2 stalks
  • Garlic, minced -- 2 to 3 cloves
  • Tomatoes. chopped -- 2 cups
  • Stock or water -- 8 cups
  • Lentils -- 2 cups
  • Parsley, chopped -- ¼ cup
  • Rosemary -- 1 sprig
  • Bay leaf -- 1
  • Salt and pepper -- to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high flame. Add the onion, carrot, celery and garlic and saute until the onion is transculent, 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, for another 3 to 4 minutes. Then add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce flame to medium-low and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the lentils are cooked through but not falling apart.
  3. Adjust seasoning and serve with crusty bread.

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