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French Lentil Soup
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French Lentil Soup

Servings:

4

Time:

60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups 50% less sodium beef broth
  • 1 1/4 cups lentils, dry, rinsed & drained
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • Pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium. Add carrots & sauté 5 minutes.
  2. Add onion, celery & garlic; sauté another 5 minutes or until vegetables begin to brown, stirring frequently.
  3. Transfer cooked vegetables into a large stockpot. Add broth, water, lentils, tomatoes with juice & bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover & simmer 35 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. Season with pepper & vinegar. Ladle into soup bowls & serve.

Encuentra la receta en español aquí.

Tips/Notes

Purchase frozen carrots so you can use extra at a later date.