Lentil Soup

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This recipe was adapted from the Daniel Fast website.  At first, my husband and I were concerned that our daughter wouldn’t eat it, but we were gratefully surprised that this meal is toddler-approved!  She even let me feed it to her.  It feels like God is supporting my fast.

Lentil Soup
Ingredients
  • 2 T EVOO
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of grape tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 6 – 8 cups water
  • 1 pound lentils (approximately 1 1/4 cups)
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 1 – 2 minutes.
  2. Add carrots, celery, salt, pepper and cook until tender, about 5 – 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes and tomato paste.
  4. Then add water and lentils. Cover and bring to boil. Then reduce heat and simmer on low for about 40 minutes.