Tasty Vegan Lentil Soup

 

Tasty Vegan Lentil Soup

Great as a winter appetizer that will keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour 40 minutes

Ingredients

2 cups brown lentils

1 cup cut carrots

1/2 cup cut potatoes

12 cups water

1/2 tsp Himalayan salt

1/2 tsp ground cumin

1/4 tsp allspice

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 tsp coconut oil

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley

Instructions:

  1. Wash lentils, peel and cut potatoes and carrots.
  2. Place in a pot with water. Bring to boil. Cover and gently simmer for about 1.5 hours
  3. If you wish: transfer soup to a food processor or blender while adding 1 cup of water. Blend well. Put mixture back in pot
  4. Simmer over a low heat while adding allspice, cumin, and salt.
  5. Fry chopped onion till soft or use raw onion.
  6. Add onion to lentil mixture. Bring to boil for 10 minutes. Add chopped parsley
  7. Serve soup with a lemon wedge and fresh whole wheat bread or whole grain brown Basmati rice.
  8. Enjoy!

For any leftovers from this recipe, you can use them to fill out tomato cups, check out my recipe HERE

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