Southwestern Vegetarian Lentil Soup

Recipe by Engrossed
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8-12
YIELD: 12 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot, heat oil, sauté onion, carrot, and jalapeno, until soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic and spices and sauté 2 minutes.
  • Stir in water or broth and scrape any spices that stuck to the pan.
  • Stir in green chilies and lentils. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, covered, for about 40 minutes until lentils are tender.
  • Uncover and stir in bouillon cubes, if using, and sugar.
  • Stir in spinach, zucchini, corn and olives. Bring to a boil and cook until zucchini is tender about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, stir in tomatoes, lime or lemon juice and salt to taste.
  • Serve with desired toppings.
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