How to make it

  • Heat olive oil at medium-high heat.
  • Add onions, carrots and celery
  • Stir occasionally, until vegetables begin to soften (about 5 minutes).
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant (1 minute).
  • Stir in tomatoes, bay leaf and thyme; cook until fragrant (1 minute).
  • Stir in lentils, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover partially.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until vegetables are softened and lentils get dark (about 10 minutes).
  • Uncover, add red wine, and bring to a boil (1 to 2 minutes)
  • Add vegetable broth and water.
  • Bring to a boil, cover partially, and reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer until lentils are tender (30-35 minutes).
  • Discard bay leaf.
  • Puree 2 cups soup in blender until smooth, then return puree to pot.
  • Alternatively, use an immersion blender to get the preferred consistency.
  • Stir in spinach until wilted.

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    " It was excellent "
    berrikiss ate it and said...
    Thanks, I've been looking for a great lentil soup recipe. This is perfect ! YUM........
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  • chuckieb 4 years ago
    Looks super yummy. Am trying this out A.S.A.P. Thanks for sharing!
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    " It was excellent "
    nadaism ate it and said...
    A double-booster souper!!! Love it thanks for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    otterpond ate it and said...
    Lentil Perfection!
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  • roseheart 4 years ago
    OMG! This is sooo good! Adding the wine was spot on! Even my son who is the pickiest eater wanted seconds and that's amazing!
    Thank you for posting this one, it's a keeper for sure.
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  • roseheart 4 years ago
    You know I love soupa! I'm starting to make this now, so I'll get back to you with the final taste results!
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  • 0000000lara 4 years ago
    I'm making this.
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Saving this one! I love lentil soup and this one has a nice addition of spinach and wine, mmmm...!
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    " It was excellent "
    spinach1948 ate it and said...
    Real nice. I like lentil soup.
    Hi 5.
    Ed
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Mmmmm great comfort food. I bought some lentils today too! Thanks for sharing :)
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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    ~HELLO~
    "5"FORK!!!!! DELICIOUS~
    ~*~mjcmcook~*~
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