Mexican Lentil Soup

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 Mexican Lentil Soup 

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Not only is this lentil vegetable soup made with just 7 basic ingredients (plus spices), but it’s also ready in about 30 minutes, making it a great weeknight dinner option. It’s delicious, hearty, and full of nutritious ingredients.

Ingredients 

– 1 Tbsp. olive oil – 1 onion, diced – 3 cloves garlic – 2 cups green or brown lentils – 2 tsp. chili powder – 2 tsp. cumin – 1 tsp. sea salt – 1/2 tsp. onion powder – 1/2 tsp. garlic powder – 1/2 tsp. oregano – 1/4 tsp. paprika – 4 cups vegetable broth – 3 cups water – 24 oz. marinara sauce (not Italian or basil) – 2 cups frozen corn

How to Make Mexican Lentil Soup

Prepare ingredients

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Gather ingredients needed to make the quesadillas.

Sauté aromatics

Heat oil in dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onions and sauté until soft. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add lentils and spices to dutch oven and stir to coat lentils with spice mixture.

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Simmer soup

Add vegetable broth, water, and marinara sauce to lentils and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer. Cook until lentils are tender, but still intact.

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Serve soup

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Season soup with salt and black pepper to taste and desired toppings.

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