Broccoli Lentil Soup

Broccoli Lentil Soup

Recipe by Summit Natural Health CentreCourse: SoupsDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth

  • 3 cups broccoli, chopped (about 1 large head)

  • 1 large carrot, chopped

  • 1 celery stalk, chopped

  • ¾ cup dried green lentils

  • ¾ cup leeks, chopped

  • 1 ½ tbsp. coconut oil

  • 1 tbsp. dried basil

  • 2 tsp. crushed garlic

  • ½ tsp. sea salt

  • ground pepper to taste

Directions

  • Heat coconut oil in large pot over medium heat.
  • Add onions and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add carrots, celery and basil and cook for a few more minutes, stirring to coat the vegetables.
  • Add the remaining ingredients (except the broccoli) and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes, covered.
  • Cut broccoli into small florets, add to put and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Leave soup as is, or puree with a wand blender.

Notes

  • Adapted from: Julie Daniluk’s 3 Day Slimming Detox ebook