Classic Vegetarian Lentil Soup

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Healthy, cozy and warming soup packed with nutrients and earthly flavours. Lentils are rich in folate and fiber so you can have healthy without giving up flavour of a comforting hearty soup. Serve with a slice of gluten-free herb and garlic bread



  • 1 cup whole dried lentils (soaked in water for 2 hours or overnight)
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 leek diced, using only the white part
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. GF turmeric powder
  • 4 cups GF vegetable broth
  • ½ turnip, peeled and cut into small cubes • 2 carrots, diced • 2 celery stalks, diced • ½ yellow bell pepper sliced
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • Pure sea salt and GF freshly ground black pepper to taste
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  • Discard water from lentils and rinse
  • Add olive oil and leeks into a large pot and while stirring cook over medium heat for 5 minutes
  • Add garlic and turmeric stir until just fragrant
  • Add broth, lentils, turnip, carrots, celery, bell pepper and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat for 1 hour or until lentils are tender
  • Remove from the heat. Add vinegar, maple syrup and parsley. Serve hot
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