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Vegetable Soup with Lentils

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Vegetable Soup with Lentils was submitted by Deb K.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup lentils
6 cups vegetable broth (can use 3 vegetable bouillon cubes)
3 cups fresh chopped tomatoes
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 large potato, diced
1 large onion, chopped
1 large carrot, chopped
1 large green pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 large cloves garlic, minced
2 bay leaves
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon savory
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon oregano
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Bring to boil in a large saucepan the lentils and broth; add remaining ingredients, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 1 hour:
  2. Before serving, remove bay leaves, purée half the soup mixture in a blender and add to remainder of soup.*

Makes 6 servings.

*Word of Caution: Hot liquids create steam which will blow the top off the blender. Be sure to securely hold blender lid down.