Easy Lentil Soup

Easy Lentil Soup

This is a very easy and healthy vegetarian soup – great for a cold winter day! The lentils are a great source of protein and fiber.

 

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Servings: 6

 

Ingredients:

1 can lentils, drained and rinsed

1 Tbsp coconut oil

1 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 to 3 large carrots, peeled and chopped

2 stalks celery, chopped

1 cup turnip, peeled and chopped

5 cups water

2 vegetable bullion cubes, gluten free

½ tsp sea salt

pepper to taste

1 bay leaf

 

Directions:

  • Drain and rinse the lentils – set aside.
  • In a large soup pot heat the coconut oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the carrots, celery, and turnip. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the water, lentils, vegetable bullion cubes, sea salt, pepper and bay leaf.
  • Bring to a boil. Turn heat down and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove the bay leaf before serving