Greek Lentil Soup

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the dried lentils in a large bowl. Sort through and remove any shriveled up lentils. Pour cold water over to cover lentils and let stand at least two hours.  Pour off water and rinse.
  • Clean the garlic and thinly dice;  chop the onion and thinly slice the carrots.  Place the vegetables in a large stock pot with the olive oil and sauté for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and lentils.
  • Pour in water and add seasonings.  Turn heat to medium high and bring to a rolling boil, stirring frequently.   Cover and turn heat to medium low and cook for two hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve with a tossed green salad for a healthy, protein packed meal!
  • Serves 6 to 8.
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