Italian Lentil Soup

READY IN: 9hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add the lentils and water to a slow cooker; cover and cook on LOW for 3-4 hours.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, let the oil and butter heat together until the butter melts.
  • Add in the onion, celery, and carrots; stir/saute 5 minutes or until just softened.
  • Add in the garlic; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  • Stir into the partially cooked lentils; cover and continue to cook on LOW for another 3-4 hours.
  • Stir in the wine, lemon juice, and molasses; season with salt and plenty of fresh black pepper.
  • Add water or broth to thin the soup if it is too thick.
  • Cover and continue to cook on LOW for another 30 minutes.
  • Ladle into bowls; serve hot topped with chopped green onion and a drizzle of vinegar.
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