Maintenance – Minestrone Lenitl Soup – Delicious

Minestrone Lentil Soup


2 TBS olive oil

2 carrots, sliced

1 celery stalk, sliced

1 sweet onion, chopped

1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes

4 cups vegetable or chicken broth

1 cup of dry lentils

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 tsp dried basil

3 bay leaves

Salt and ground black pepper

1 medium zucchini, chopped

6 mushrooms, sliced

Heat the oil in a large pot.  Add the onions, carrots and celery. Cook for 6-7 minutes.  Add the can of tomatoes, broth, lentils, bay leaves, and seasonings. Bring to a boil and then turn the heat to medium low and allow it to simmer, covered for 30-40 minutes. Add the zucchini and the mushrooms and allow the soup to simmer for another 10 minutes.  Remove from heat and remove the bay leaves before serving.

Source: WFM 1-10

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