Hearty Lentil Soup for Nourishment

🥣 Warm your soul with a comforting bowl of Hearty Lentil Soup! Inspired by Barbara O’Neill’s holistic approach to health, this recipe champions the nourishing power of plant-based ingredients, creating a flavorful dish that’s both satisfying and nurturing.


  • 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare Lentils: Rinse the lentils under cold water and set aside.
  2. Sauté Aromatics: In a large pot over medium heat, sauté diced onion, carrots, and celery until they begin to soften, about 5-7 minutes. Add minced garlic and cook for another minute.
  3. Add Remaining Ingredients: Stir in the rinsed lentils, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, dried thyme, dried oregano, ground cumin, salt, and pepper. Bring the soup to a boil.

Stay tuned for the continuation of the instructions to make this comforting and nourishing Hearty Lentil Soup!

  1. Simmer: Reduce the heat to low and let the soup simmer, partially covered, for about 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender and the flavors have melded together.
  2. Adjust Seasoning: Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning if needed. Add more salt, pepper, or herbs according to your preference.
  3. Serve: Ladle the Hearty Lentil Soup into bowls. Optionally, garnish with fresh parsley for a vibrant touch.

🍲 This Hearty Lentil Soup is a comforting and wholesome blend of lentils, vegetables, and aromatic herbs, providing a rich source of plant-based protein, fiber, and essential nutrients. It epitomizes Barbara O’Neill’s belief in the nourishing potential of natural, plant-based foods for a well-rounded diet and robust health.

🌱 Barbara O’Neill often advocates for incorporating legumes like lentils into our meals due to their nutritional density and their role in supporting overall health and vitality. This soup, rich in plant-based proteins and fiber, perfectly aligns with her holistic approach to nourishing the body.

Savor this nourishing Hearty Lentil Soup as a warm and satisfying meal, providing essential nutrients to nurture your body and soul. Stay tuned for more recipes inspired by Barbara O’Neill’s holistic wisdom, guiding us towards a path of wholesome nourishment and vibrant health.

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