Italian Lentil Soup

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Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 diced carrots
  • 1/4 C diced yellow onion
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 C vegetable broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 C dried lentils (any color)
  • 1/2 TSP dried basil
  • 1/2 TSP dried oregano
  • 1/2 TSP dried thyme
  • Garlic salt and black pepper
  • 1 diced zucchini
  • 1 C chopped kale or spinach
  • 1 TBP fresh lemon juice

Kitchen Supplies:

  • Cutting board and knife
  • Pot

Cook:

  1. Warm up olive oil on medium heat
  2. Add carrots, zucchini and onions and garlic and saute for about 2 minutes.
  3. Pour in diced tomatoes and vegetable broth
  4. Add lentils, basil, oregano, thyme and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. When it boils reduce heat to a simmer; about medium low for about 35 minutes.
  6. At about 20 minutes add kale and lemon juice
  7. Add water if needed

What do I eat this with?

  • Hearty salad or the rest of your entree