Talk about your super hearty, filling soup! This may not have been the prettiest soup in the world but it was tasty and filling! I did sprinkle a bit of Franks hot sauce on mine to kick it up a bit!
Everything Lentil Soup
Adapted from Clean Eating Mama
8 cups water/vegetable stock
1 large onion, chopped
2 large carrots, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 tbsp. garlic, minced
1 sweet potato, chopped (mine was 10 oz)
1 red pepper, chopped
1/2 head chard/collard greens, cut into chunks
2 cups dry lentils
1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large soup pot sprayed with cooking spray, cook onion, carrot and celery for about 5 minutes. Add garlic, red pepper, potato and greens, cook for another 5 minutes.
Add broth, lentil, basil and parsley. Bring to a boil then turn to medium/low hear and cover. Cook for about an hour or until lentils are soft.
Add dry quinoa, cover and let cook for 15 - 20 minutes. Taste and season and let sit for 10 - 20 minutes until thick and delicious!
Total calories = 2500 calories
11 cups = 227 calories per cup
One Year Ago...
This is my submission to Souper Sundays at Kahakai Kitchen
This is linked with:
$5 Dinner Challenge at $5 Dinners
My Meatless Monday at My Sweet and Savory
Mouthwatering Mondays at A Southern Fairytale
Your Recipe, My Kitchen at Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker
Just another Meatless Monday at What's for Dinner, Mom?
Midnight Maniac Meatless Monday at Midnight Maniac
Made By You Mondays at Skip to my Lou
Mangia Mondays at Delightfully Dowling
Tuesday at the Table at All The Small Stuff
Tasty Tuesday at Balancing Beauty and Bedlam
Hearth n Soul at A Moderate Life
Tasty Tuesdays at 33 Shades of Green
Tasty Tidbits at Permanent Posies
Tuesday Night Supper Club at Fudge Ripple
Calories calculated from calorieking.com. Some numbers are approximate and rounded.