• Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 60 Minutes
  • Serves: 6 Serving

Winter Lentil Soup

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Category: Healthy Recipes, Soups, Lentils

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 leeks (white and light green parts), cut into
  • 1/4-inch-thick half-moons
  • 1 28-ounce can whole tomatoes, drained
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into
  • 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 bunch kale, thick stems removed and leaves cut into
  • 1/2-inch-wide strips
  • 1/2 cup brown lentils
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan (1 ounce; optional)


1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the leeks and cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook, breaking them up with a spoon, for 5 minutes.

2. Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil. Stir in the sweet potatoes, kale, lentils, thyme, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Simmer until the lentils are tender, 25 to 30 minutes.

3. Spoon into bowls and top with the Parmesan, if using

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