Everyday Italian Lentil Soup

Recipe by ellie3763
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oil in a heavy large pot over medium heat.
  • Add the onion, carrots, and celery. Add the garlic, salt, and pepper and saute until all the vegetables are tender, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes with their juices. Simmer until the juices evaporate a little and the tomatoes break down, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
  • Add the lentils and mix to coat.
  • Add the broth and stir.
  • Add the thyme sprigs.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Cover and simmer over low heat until the lentils are almost tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Stir in the pasta. Simmer until the pasta is tender but still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.Ladle the soup into bowls. Sprinkle with the Parmesan, drizzle with olive oil, and serve.
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