Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 3

    medium carrots, peeled and chopped

  • 1

    medium onion, chopped

  • 2

    garlic cloves, smashed

  • 1

    28oz can whole tomatoes with their juice

  • 1

    medium potato, diced

  • salt and pepper

  • 2

    cups lentils, picked over and rinsed

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • 2

    basil leaves, torn

  • fresh grated parmesan

Directions

Heat oil in 4 quart pot over medium heat. Add carrots, onions and garlic, cook until lightly brown (about 2 minutes). Add tomatoes by squeezing with your hands over pot to crush them. Pour in juices also. Add potato, 4 cups water, salt, pepper, lentils, bay leaf and basil. Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer around 1 hour. Remove and discard bay leaf. Garnish with parmesan cheese


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