Vegetable Lentil Soup
Lentil soup tops the charts as a cool-weather soup, and this hearty version will not disappoint. Carrots, celery, and chard round out this colorful classic, and a splash of lemon at the end of cooking boosts flavor and brightness. You can use any greens that you have on hand for this soup; just adjust cooking times as needed based on the type.
Cook time: 25min
- In a medium stockpot over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and stir until softened, about 3 to 5 minutes.
- Add the carrots, celery, lentils, and broth. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, until the lentils are tender.
- Add the chard and cook for 3 additional minutes, until wilted.
- Season with the pepper and lemon juice. Serve.