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Belly Warming Red Lentil Soup
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Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Veggies
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 5 leaves kale or other green like mustard, chard, collard, etc
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
Wholesome Carbohydrates & Lean Protein
  • 1 cup red lentils
Healthy Fat
  • 2 tablspoons oil olive or canola
Seasonings
  • 4 cups broth veggie, chicken, or beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened plain greek yogurt to garnish
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Veggies
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 5 leaves kale or other green like mustard, chard, collard, etc
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
Wholesome Carbohydrates & Lean Protein
  • 1 cup red lentils
Healthy Fat
  • 2 tablspoons oil olive or canola
Seasonings
  • 4 cups broth veggie, chicken, or beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened plain greek yogurt to garnish
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Instructions
  1. Dice onion, chop carrot, an slice garlic. Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium heat and add veggies. Season with a little salt and saute for 3-4 minutes, until soft.
  2. Add lentils, spices, tomatoes, and broth to pot, stir, cover and bring to a simmer. Let lentils simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Wash and chop kale (or whatever green you decide to use) and add to pot. Taste broth and adjust seasonings if needed. Let simmer another 5 minutes until kale and lentils are tender.
  4. Ladle soup into bowls and top with a dollop of yogurt and sprinkle with fresh herbs if you have on hand.
Recipe Notes

Recipe by Ashley Thomas.

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