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A perfect soup for a chilly day. It’s hearty and filling (and really easy to make)!


1 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, chopped

2 stalks celery, chopped

2 peeled sweet potatoes, cut to bite size pieces

2 zucchinis

2 cups lentils

2 bay leaves

1 tsp dried basil

1 tsp dried oregano

8 cups water




  1. Sauté onions, celery, sweet potatoes in pot with olive oil.
  2. When onions are soft add bay leaves, basil, oregano and let cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add lentils, zucchini, water and bring to boil.
  4. Reduce to simmer and let cook for about 1 hour. Add salt and pepper to taste.