Savoury Lentil Veggie Soup (Slow-Cooker)
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Serves:: 6-8 servings
 
Ingredients:
  • 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)
Directions:
  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 https://victoria-laine.com/simple-savoury-lentil-veggie-soup-slow-cooker/