Easy Lentil Soup Recipe

Recipe

Delicious and nutritious for those interested in clean eating. This lentil soup is chock full of vegetables and clean label Cook’s Delight® Organic Non-GMO Vegetable Soup Base (available on Amazon in individual quantities).

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Cuisine
Mediterranean
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6LunchGluten Free if specialty pasta is usedCook’s Delight® Organic Vegetable Base VG-939

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium carrots - peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stalks - chopped
  • 1 medium onion - chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 can tomatoes - diced (14 1/2 oz.)
  • 1 package lentils (16 oz.)
  • 10 tsp Cook’s Delight® Vegetable Base
  • 11 cups water
  • 5 sprigs thyme - fresh
  • 2/3 cups dried pasta (such as
  • bow-tie
  • elbow
  • rotini)
  • 1 cup parmesan - fresh shredded (optional)

Suggested Products

Cook’s Delight® Organic Vegetable Soup Base

Cook's Delight® Roasted Garlic Flavor Concentrate

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add carrot, celery, onion and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add pepper and tomatoes with juices. Simmer and stir occasionally until tomatoes are incorporated about 7-8 minutes. Stir in lentils.


Step 2

2. Add Cook’s Delight® Vegetable Base, water and thyme. Stir occasionally and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for about 25 minutes, until lentils are almost tender.


Step 3

3. Add the pasta and simmer until pasta is al dente (tender but not mushy).


Step 4

4. Serve with parmesan cheese, optional.

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