Classic Vegetarian Lentil Soup

This is a super flavourful yet light and vegetarian soup. Lentils are very high in folate and fiber so you can have healthy without giving up the delicious taste.

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 cup dried lentils (soak in 3 cups of water for 2 hours or overnight)
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 organic leek cut in half cleaned and sliced thinly, using only the white part
2 organic garlic cloves, chopped
1 tsp.organic GF turmeric powder
4 cups GF organic vegetable broth
½ turnip, peeled and chopped into small pieces • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped into small pieces • 2 celery stalks, chopped into small pieces • ½ yellow or red pepper sliced thinly
2 tbsp. organic GF apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. pure maple syrup
½ cup organic chopped parsley
Sea salt and organic GF freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

Discard water from lentils and rinse
Add olive oil and leeks into a large pot and sauté for 5 minutes
Add garlic and turmeric stir until just fragrant
Add broth, lentils, turnip, carrots, celery and pepper, cook on low heat for 1 hour
Add vinegar, parsley and salt and pepper to taste


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