Hearty Lentil Soup: Vegan & Delicious
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- 1 cup green lentils
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 carrots, diced
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 cups spinach, chopped
- Juice of 1 lemon
- In a large pot, heat some olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, carrots, and celery. Sauté until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add the minced garlic, cumin, paprika, bay leaf, and lentils to the pot. Stir and cook for another 2 minutes.
- Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the soup to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.
- Stir in the chopped spinach and cook until wilted, about 2 minutes.
- Remove the bay leaf and add lemon juice for a fresh zing. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve hot and enjoy your hearty lentil soup!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A warm and comforting vegan lentil soup packed with nutrients and flavor.
Nutritional Information: (Per Serving) Calories: 250, Protein: 15g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Fiber: 15g
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