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Recipe from a Reader
Lentil Soup

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, carrots, and celery.
  3. Add the garlic, salt, and pepper and sauté until all the vegetables are tender, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes with their juices. Simmer until the juices evaporate a little and the tomatoes break down, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
  5. Add the lentils and mix to coat.
  6. Add the broth and stir. Add the thyme sprigs. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover and simmer over low heat until the lentils are almost tender, about 30 minutes.