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Lentil Soup

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“Hearty lentil soup that is easy to prepare and sure to please. Double recipe if feeding a crowd.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
4-5
YIELD:
2 quarts
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cover the lentils with boiling water and allow to sit for 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a large stockpot over medium heat, heat the olive oil and saute the onions, leeks, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, and cumin for 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are translucent and tender. Add the celery and carrots and saute for another 10 minutes. Add the vegetable stock, tomato paste, and drained lentils, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 1 hour, or until the lentils are cooked through and tender. Check the seasonings. Add red wine and simmer. Serve.

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