LENTIL & PASTA SOUP, ITALIAN STYLE

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

A high protein dish that is chock-full of herbs and veggies, sure to warm the heart and stomach.
Recipe: recipe4living.com
Photo source: feastsandfotos.wordpress.com

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1
    carrot, peeled and diced small
  • 1
    celery rib, diced small
  • 1 small
    onion, peeled and chopped small
  • 2 large
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 2 c
    dried green or brown lentils
  • 8 c
    vegetable broth
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 c
    small pasta, cooked (such as orzo, ditalini, elbow, or shells)
  • 1/4 c
    romano cheese, shredded or grated

How to Make LENTIL & PASTA SOUP, ITALIAN STYLE

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil and saute the carrot, celery, and onion. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or untl soft. Add garlic, seasonings and lentils; stir. Cook for 30 seconds.
  2. Add broth, salt and pepper. Cover; simmer for 30 mnutes on low heat until lentils are tender.
  3. Add the cooked pasta to lentils; stir to combine. Serve with grated cheese sprinkled on top.

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About LENTIL & PASTA SOUP, ITALIAN STYLE

Course/Dish: Bean Soups Vegetable Soup
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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