How To Make Vegetarian Lentil Soup
It’s time for a healthy meal! Learn how to make this lentil soup that is purely vegetarian and highly delicious. Grab those green lentils and let’s cook!
Heat oil in a large saucepan or pot over low-medium heat. Cook onion until transparent.
Then add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the carrot and celery and cook until softened for about 8 minutes.
Mix the lentils through the flavours in the pot, allowing them to cook for a couple of minutes while stirring occasionally.
Add in the tomatoes and cook until soft, then add the potatoes and allow them to cook for a further 4 to 5 minutes.
Mix through all remaining ingredients except the salt and pepper. Increase heat; bring to a simmer while stirring occasionally to prevent sticking to the bottom.
When the soup has been simmering for 2 to 3 minutes, reduce heat down to Low, cover with a lid allow simmer for 40 to 50 minutes, while occasionally stirring, until lentils and potatoes are soft.
Season with salt and pepper, to your tastes. Garnish with a little extra parsley and serve with garlic bread!
To thicken the soup, use a potato masher, pressing down 3 or 4 times through the soup until reaching your desired thickness or consistency.
- Calories: 341.51kcal
- Fat: 5.49g
- Saturated Fat: 1.16g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 2.81g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.10g
- Carbohydrates: 54.85g
- Fiber: 8.29g
- Sugar: 7.96g
- Protein: 20.18g
- Cholesterol: 7.20mg
- Sodium: 1016.75mg
- Calcium: 61.26mg
- Potassium: 1056.02mg
- Iron: 4.90mg
- Vitamin A: 127.16µg
- Vitamin C: 26.34mg
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