Mushroom Lentil Soup (Crock Pot)

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 8hrs 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a heatproof measuring cup or bowl combine hot water and dried mushrooms and let stand for 30 minutes or so, strain but reserve liquid. Pat dry and chop. Set aside.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, heat oil and then add onion, celery and carrots, cook stirring until softenened (5-10 minutes). Stir in chili powder and mushrooms and cook another minute or so.
  • Stir in tomatoes (with juice) and bring to a boil. Transfer to crock pot.
  • Add vegetable broth, reserved mushroom liquid and lentils. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours (or high for 4-5 hours) or until vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Spoon into bowls and garnish with chives or parsley (we used chives -- yum!).
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