Hearty Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe

Hearty Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe

from Jane Rosen’s Kitchen

This hearty lentil vegetable soup recipe is one of my favorite dishes that I can always rely on. Everyone seems to love the taste. I use lots of vegetables that blend so deliciously with the lentils and the outcome is truly a hearty nourishing soup that is very satisfying indeed.

IngredientsLentil and Vegetable Soup Recipe

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 large sweet onions
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 teasp Marjoram
  • 1 teasp Thyme
  • 4-5 cups broth, (veggie or chicken)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (she uses the fire-roasted kind)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (or spinach or other greens)
  • 1 cup lentils (wash first)
  • salt to taste.

Hearty Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe Method:

  1. Heat oil in soup pot.
  2. Chop onion and carrots for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add herbs and cook for 1 more minute.
  4. Add broth, lentils, parsley, tomatoes and salt.
  5. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook covered for 45  minutes (or until lentils are tender).
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. If you wish, add a splash of sherry or apple cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar.
  8. Best if you let it stand for about 20 minutes.