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The best answer to a cold day is a hearty lentil soup.

Serves 6


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.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.