Easy Lentil Soup

March 1, 2013


Author Notes: A quick and easy lentil soup that is protein packed and made with ingredients you probably already have in your house!Allison Hecht

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 3 shallots
  • 3 large carrots
  • 4 celery stalks
  • 2 cups lentils
  • 4 large red potatoes
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground pepper

Directions

  1. Place a large pot over medium heat and drizzle with olive oil. Dice your shallots and saute until golden brown. While the shallots are cooking, chop up your celery and carrots.
  2. Once the shallots are brown, add your carrots and celery and continue to sauté for 5-10 minutes. Add in your lentils, water and potatoes and bring to a low boil. Continue to simmer for 35-40 minutes while adding salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and enjoy!

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