Lentil Vegetable Soup

Lentil Veg Soup 2

Lentil Vegetable
       Soup

This is a great soup which is easy to prepare. It freezes well and can be taken in a container for lunch. Just reheat.

Ingredients:

1 cup chopped onion

½ cup chopped fresh mushrooms

½ cup green pepper

½ cup chopped celery

1 cup chopped carrot or shredded carrots, roughly chopped

3-4 small cloves garlic, chopped (optional)

½ tsp. garlic powder

½ tsp. kosher salt

1 cup lentils, washed and rinsed in a colander

½ cup white wine

5 cups chicken stock (add more if thick)

2-3 Tbls. tomato paste

4 Tbls. olive oil

Method:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot; sauté onion and next 5 ingredients until almost soft, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add wine and reduce by half; add stock and rest of ingredients; bring to a rapid boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low; simmer soup for 2 hours.

Enjoy!!

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