Savoury Lentil Veggie Soup (Slow-Cooker)
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Serves:: 6-8 servings
  • 1 cup lentils, green or brown
  • 8 cups water
  • 21/2-3 tsp herbed salt (eg. Herbamare)
  • 2 large carrots or parsnips, chunky chopped (halved or quartered to fit into pot)
  • 4 stalks celery, chunky chopped (halved or quartered to fit into pot)
  • 1 large onion, skinned chunky chopped (quartered)
  • 2-3 potatoes, white or sweet (about 2 cups) unskinned, chunky chopped
  • 1⁄2 tsp each of savory, sage, thyme (opt)
  1. Chop all veggies into large pieces, only small enough to fit into slow cooker.
  2. Place all ingredients into slow cooker and cook 3-4 hours on high, or 7-8 on low.
  3. When all ingredients are soft, puree with hand blender until desired consistency. You may enjoy a few chunks of visible veggies.
  4. Test for flavor and texture, adding more water if desired. If more saltiness is desired, add a splash of soysauce or Bragg's liquid soy.
Recipe by Victoria Laine | Whole-Food Nutrition at