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Easy Creamy Lentil Soup


  • Author: B. Britnell
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 1/4 cup dried lentils
  • 2 small red potato, peeled and diced
  • 3/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 4 cups reduced sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup milk, non-dairy (plain) or regular
  • for topping: vegan sour cream (or regular if you wish), extra green onion

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large pot. Add in onion, green onion, and garlic. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in 1/4 cup parsley and the cumin, cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  3. Add the lentils, potatoes, carrots, broth, and salt and pepper. Bring to boil and then reduce to simmer. Cook covered for 30- 40 minutes or until lentils become tender.
  4. Optional: in several batches, puree the soup until it’s creamy and smooth.
  5. Stir in the milk.
  6. Serve and top with a bit of vegan sour cream and green onion.
  7. ENJOY!!

  • Category: Dinner