Lentil Soup

Not all Lentil Soup recipes are created equal. Combine your favorite veggies into a tasty, nourishing, one-pot delight. This is perfect for a winter weekend lunch or a very special family night dinner — it’s a hit with both kids and adults.

Lentil Soup

3 from 10 votes

As I set out to make the Lentil Soup, I knew that this recipe would be a standout. The promise of combining my favorite vegetables into a nourishing, one-pot delight was enough to make my mouth water in anticipation. The versatility of this soup made it perfect for a cozy winter weekend lunch or a memorable family night dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 carrots, diced

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 2 cups dry lentils

  • 8 cups water

  • 1/2 cup spinach, rinsed and thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons vinegar

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  • In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery; cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in garlic, bay leaf, oregano, and basil; cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in lentils, and add water and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 1 hour. When ready to serve stir in spinach, and cook until it wilts. Stir in vinegar, and season to taste with salt and pepper, and more vinegar if desired.

With enthusiasm, I gathered the ingredients, carefully selecting my favorite vegetables to add to the pot. As I chopped and prepared each ingredient, the vibrant colors and fresh aromas filled my kitchen, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation.

Once everything was simmering in the pot, the flavors began to mingle, creating a harmonious blend of tastes. The lentils cooked to perfection, becoming tender and adding a hearty texture to the soup. Each spoonful promised a medley of flavors that would nourish both body and soul.

As I sat down to savor the Lentil Soup, I couldn’t help but appreciate its appeal to both kids and adults. The combination of vegetables provided a delightful variety of tastes and textures, ensuring that everyone at the table would find something to enjoy.

With each spoonful, I felt a sense of comfort and satisfaction. The Lentil Soup surpassed my expectations, delivering a nourishing and flavorful experience that warmed my heart. It was a dish that brought the family together, creating memories and moments of joy.

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