“Lentil Tomato Soup is delicious and filling and very easy to make. Green vegetables make this soup a powerhouse of nutrition. Be sure not to overcook the lentils, as they can get rather mushy. After you stir in the tomatoes, let the soup simmer for 20 minutes if you have time in order to allow the flavors to blend a little more. And feel free to double the recipe and keep some in the fridge for a day or two, as the soup will get even better over this time.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat a large soup pan on medium heat. Add the olive oil and saute the onions and garlic until translucent (not browned).
  2. Pour in the wine and allow it to bubble to deglaze the pot and burn off the alcohol.
  3. If using dried herbs, stir them in now, followed by the lentils. Pour in the water and boil for 30 minutes or until the lentils are softened.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes and sea salt and leave for 10 or preferably 20 minutes.
  5. Stir in the greens a few minutes before serving so they wilt. If using fresh herbs, stir them in now.
  6. Optionally garnish this lentil tomato soup recipe with fresh herbs or a roasted nut or seed and enjoy.

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