Lentil and Leek Soup

Author: Ashley Ritter

Total cost: $12
Cost per person: $2

While the weather is warming up, the nights can still be a bit cool. This soup is just the thing for a cool spring evening.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp - olive oil
  • 2 leeks - white portion, chopped
  • 1 clove - garlic
  • 1 lb - lentils (green or brown)
  • 2 stalks - celery
  • 4 cups - water
  • 1 sprig - fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 sprig - fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 sprig - fresh oregano
  • 2 bay - leaves
6

Directions

  1. Sweat leeks and garlic in soup pan over low heat with olive oil for about 3 minutes.
  2. Add stock, water, chopped herbs and celery. Simmer with lid on for 20 minutes.
  3. Add lentils. Simmer 15 minutes.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Tags

healthy, vegetables, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, nutritious

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