This recipe is seriously healthy, low cal and low fat. It also takes no time at all to make and it has been kid-approved by my 2 and 4 year olds!
1 yellow onion, chopped.
2-3 carrots, chopped.
2-3 stalks of celery, chopped.
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped or pressed.
800-1000 mL of vegetable soup broth.
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil.
1 cup of red lentils.
1/4 tsp of cumin.
1/4 tsp of salt.
Pour olive oil into a soup pot at medium high heat.
Turn heat to medium and add onions and stir 3-4 minutes until slightly translucent and aromatic.
Add carrots and celery and stir another 3-4 minutes.
|Finished and Ready to Eat!|
Add salt and cumin, and stir for another minute to coat.
Add soup broth and bring to a quick boil.
Immediately turn heat to low/simmer and add lentils.
Simmer for 10-15 minutes until lentils are soft.
Put soup into a blender and blend until very smooth (no lumps, no bits)
Serve immediately or keep in the fridge for another day!