Cozy Lentil and Tomato Soup
Create a heartwarming bowl of goodness with our Cozy Lentil and Tomato Soup recipe. This delightful soup is perfect for chilly evenings when you need something warm and comforting to fill your belly.
- 1 cup dried green lentils
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 carrots, chopped
- 2 celery stalks, sliced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
- 6 cups vegetable broth
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 bay leaf
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by rinsing the lentils under cold water and draining them.
- In a large pot, heat some olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions, carrots, and celery, and sauté until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes.
- Add the garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
- Pour in the diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, dried thyme, bay leaf, and the drained lentils. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
- Remove the bay leaf and discard it.
- Using an immersion blender, puree some of the soup to your desired consistency, leaving some chunky bits for texture.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
- Serve hot, garnished with a sprinkle of fresh parsley if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Our Cozy Lentil and Tomato Soup is a wholesome and hearty dish that’s perfect for a cozy night in. Packed with nutritious lentils and the rich flavor of tomatoes, this soup will warm your soul and satisfy your hunger. It’s a simple yet flavorful recipe that’s sure to become a family favorite. Plus, it’s a great way to get your daily dose of protein and fiber. So, why wait? Try our Cozy Lentil and Tomato Soup today and savor the comfort in every spoonful.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 250, Fat: 1g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 14g
Make a bowl of Cozy Lentil and Tomato Soup, and you’ll have a heartwarming meal that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner or a comforting lunch, this soup has you covered. The combination of tender lentils and savory tomatoes creates a delightful flavor that’s both satisfying and nutritious. So, give it a try and enjoy the warmth and coziness of this delicious soup!