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One of my favorite meals for rainy days…filling, satisfying, and makes my entire home smell like homecooked goodness. Pairs perfectly with a strong Viognier if you like white wine or a Petite Sirah if you prefer red wine.

Makes 8 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup lentils, dried
  • 32oz vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • 1 large sweet potato, cubed
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 2 T garlic, minced
  • Cilantro for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Place the lentils and vegetable broth in a stock pot. Cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer until tender (approximately 30 minutes).
  3. Add garlic, onions, celery, carrots, and sweet potato to the stock pot. Simmer until the sweet potatoes are tender (approximately 30 minutes).
  4. Add spinach and stir until wilted.
  5. Top with cilantro, if desired.

Rainy Day Lentil Soup

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Main Course, Soup
Servings 8

Equipment

  • Stock Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 32 oz vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1 large sweet potato, cubed
  • 2 T garlic, minced
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • cilantro for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Place the lentils and vegetable broth in a stock pot.
  • Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until tender (approximately 30 minutes).
  • Add garlic, onions, celery, carrots, and sweet potato to the stock pot. Simmer until the sweet potatoes are tender (approximately 30 minutes).
  • Add spinach and stir until wilted.
  • Top with cilantro, if desired.
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