Spicy Lentil Soup

Spicy Lentil Soup

Serves 3-4

Cook and Prep Time: 40 minutes

You Need:


• 4 cups Vegetable Stock
• 2 cup Lentils, dry
• 2 stalk of Celery, chopped
• 2 large Carrots, chopped
• 3 cloves of Garlic, minced
• 3-4 Shallots, sliced
• 1 Tomato, diced
• 1 tbsp. Olive Oil or Vegetable Stock, for sautéing
• ½ Lemon, juiced
• Salt, to taste
• Black Pepper, to taste
• 1 tbsp. Garlic Powder
• 1 tbsp. Onion Powder
• 1 tbsp. Smoked Paprika
• 1 tbsp. Red Pepper Flakes (Optional), for garnish
• 1 tsp. Dried Thyme
• 1 tsp. Dried Oregano
• Fresh Basil or Parsley, chopped, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Rinse and chop the produce accordingly.
  2. Set a large pot, set to medium heat. Once hot, add the olive oil or vegetable stock. Then, add the shallots, celery, carrots, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes until onion is translucent. Then, add garlic, and cook for 1 minute more, or until fragrant.
  3. Add tomato, spices, and toss to combine, cook until tomatoes begin to break down, 2 minutes.
  4. Add the vegetable stock and lentils. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, over and reduce heat to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 20 minutes, or until lentils are tender.
  5. Serve with fresh herbs and garnish with chili flakes. Enjoy!

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