Gentle Lentil Soup Recipe

From "Meals Without Squeals" by Christine Berman & Jacki Fromer.

Step 1

Saute onions, garlic and celery in the olive oil, 5-10 min.

Step 2

Add lentils, and water or stock and simmer until lentils are very soft. If necessary, add more water to get soup to desired consistency.

Step 3

Add greens, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10 more minutes or until greens are tender.

Step 4

Stir in lemon juice right before serving.

Serves 16 preschool or 12 school-age children. 1 meat alternative

Posted by Theresa Merkling.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/2c Lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 7c Water or stock
  • 2md Onions, chopped
  • 3 Cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Stalks celery, chopped
  • 2tb Olive oil
  • 1 Or 2 bunches spinach, chard,
  • -or collards, washed and
  • -chopped coarsely

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