My mom’s famous lentil soup was one of the most popular recipes in Nourish, and is currently taught in cancer prevention programs all across Canada. Simple to make, delicious to eat. Enjoy!
TOTAL TIME: 30 MINUTES
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small shallot, minced
2 carrots, diced
1 celery stalk, diced
1 small sweet potato, diced
1 cup red lentils, sorted and rinsed
4 cups no-salt-added vegetable broth or water
1 tsp dried dill
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
Heat oil in large pot. Add garlic and shallot. Cook until fragrant and tender, about 3 minutes.
Add carrots, celery and sweet potato and combine well. Cook about 3 minutes.
Stir in red lentils and stock. Reduce heat, cover and let cook 25-30 minutes, or until lentils have thickened.
Add dill, salt and pepper, adjusting to taste.