Hearty Vegetable Lentil Soup

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Soup

Published March 8, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 70 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 50 min

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Thick with hearty root vegetables, this chunky soup is great for a quick meal on a cool evening.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 1 1/2 cups
Calories per serving: 203
Total Fat 0.8g 1%
Sodium 515mg 21%

Ingredients

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 turnip, scrubbed and diced
  • 1 potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup dry lentils, rinsed
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 dash reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped

Step by Step:

  1. Spray a Dutch oven with vegetable cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and next 5 ingredients and cook 10 to 12 minutes, or until vegetables begin to soften.
  3. Add wine and cook until wine reduces by 3/4 . Add lentils and next 5 ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer covered about 30 minutes.
  4. Add thyme and cook 5 minutes more. Serve hot.
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