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Lentil and Quinoa Soup

5 from 1 reviews

A hearty, filling, vegan lentil and quinoa soup that is packed with protein, vegetables and is lightly spiced.

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Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, add olive oil and onions and cook over low heat for 5 minutes until onions are soft.
  2. Add celery, carrots, garlic and black pepper to soup pot and cook for 5 minutes until softened.
  3. Add thyme, cumin and red pepper flakes to soup pot and cook for 1 minute stirring to combine flavors.
  4. Rinse french lentils and quinoa before adding to the pot.
  5. Add french lentils and quinoa to the soup pot.
  6. Add the can of diced tomatoes (and juices) to the soup pot.
  7. Add water and bouillon cubes to soup pot and bring to a boil.
  8. Turn down the heat and let the soup simmer for 35 minutes – stirring occasionally.
  9. Add chopped swiss chard to the soup and simmer for 15 additional minutes.
  10. Serves 4 to 6.