Detox Red Lentil Veggie Soup
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 2 tbsp.
  • Leek - 1 large, chopped.
  • Garlic - 3, crushed.
  • Celery - 3 sticks, sliced.
  • Carrots - 1 cup, sliced.
  • Red Bell Pepper - 1, chopped.
  • Sweet Potato - 1 large, chopped.
  • Red Lentils - 1.5 cups.
  • Turmeric - 1 tsp.
  • Cumin - 3 tsp.
  • Salt - 1 tsp or to taste.
  • Water - 8 cups.
  • Lemon - ½ small, juiced.
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in large pot over medium high heat.
  2. Add leek, garlic, celery, carrots, red bell pepper, sweet potato, turmeric, cumin and salt. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add red lentils, water and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes.
  4. Using a hand blender, blend soup right in the pot to desired consistency.
  5. Stir in lemon juice and taste check for any additional salt.
Recipe by Colorful Recipes at https://colorfulrecipes.com/detox-red-lentil-veggie-soup/