Lentil Spinach Soup
May 12, 2022
Lentil Spinach Soup (Recipe)
2 1/2 cups green lentils rinsed & drained
5 garlic cloves minced & divided
1 large onion finely chopped
3 large carrots chopped
2 large celery stalks chopped
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
28 oz can diced tomatoes low sodium
12 cups vegetable broth low sodium
2 tsp cumin ground
2 tsp oregano dried
1 tsp salt
Ground black pepper to taste
3 bay leaves
3 handfuls of spinach
1/2 cup parsley finely chopped
Parmesan cheese grated (for garnish)
Preheat large heavy bottom pot or Dutch oven on medium heat and swirl oil to coat. Add half the garlic and all onion; sauté for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add carrots and celery; sauté for a few more minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add cumin, oregano and lentils; sauté for another 3 minutes.
Add diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, salt, pepper and bay leaves. Cover, bring to a boil and cook for 30 minutes.
Add spinach, remaining garlic, parsley and stir. Serve hot garnished with Parmesan cheese.
Servings : 8
Ready in : 40 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
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