Lentil Soup with Winter Vegetables
Healthy lentil soup gets a seasonal twist in this Lentil Soup with Winter Vegetables. Green lentils, sweet parsnips, butternut squash, carrots along with fresh rosemary, bring all the flavors of the cold season together for warm and comforting vegetarian meal.
I am so glad that it has finally cooled down enough to a temperature where I can enjoy a hot bowl of soup. I can eat soup all year round, but when it’s 101°F at 7pm, the only way I’d be able to eat a bowl of hot soup is if I was sitting in the fridge.
I make lentil soup a lot and this recipe really could not be easier to make. It is also versatile in that you can use any vegetables you have in the fridge that you need to use up and this is why I make it so much. This soup is also great for fall and spring, just add your favorite in-season veggies.
This is a wonderful, healthy, hearty soup that will warm you from the inside out and fill you up at the same time as getting an ample serving of vegetables.
Green or brown lentils are best used for this soup as they hold their shape during cooking, where red or yellow lentils breakdown.
What takes this soup over the top is the garnish, freshly grated Parmesan cheese which turns it from a delicious soup to a fantastic, Italian lentil soup. The Parmesan adds a lovely, nutty, salty finish to the soup but not so overpowering and you can still taste the fresh rosemary and the vegetables.
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6 Comments on “Lentil Soup with Winter Vegetables”
It’s so tasty – my hubby loves it, and it’s foolproof; it’s perfect every time. Thankyou!
I’m so happy you enjoy the soup, thank you for the feedback 🙂
Made this last night for dinner. Delicious! Nice and healthy too. I was hoping if I made soup the weather would turn cold (we call it hopeful souping), but alas, the weather was still very warm. Oh well, at least the soup was nummy!
Aww, thank you Debi. I hope for the cold weather too.
This is such a fast and easy soup and it is really delicious. I made it last night which was very cold, a perfect night for a big bowl of this and Parmesan toast.
I’m glad you enjoyed it and I love Parmesan toast with soup.