Rainy Day Lentil Soup!

Rainy day season is here! Our day cooped up indoors and cozy nights,with that we sometimes reach for comfort food or anything to warm and tasty! Check out this super easy lentil recipe,perfect for your comfort food craving and packed with flavor but also packed with nutrients!!

1 chopped yellow onion
1/4 cup of olive oil
2 carrots diced
2 stalks of celery chopped
2 cloves of garlic minced
1 teaspoon of dried oregano
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon of dried basil
1 can of crushed tomatoes
2 cups of dry lentils
8 cups of water
1/2 cup of spinach thinly sliced
2 tablespoons of vinegar
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste

In a large soup pot,heal oil over medium heat.Add onions carrots and celery,cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in garlic,bay leaf,oregano and basil. Cook for about 2 minutes.
Stir in lentils and add water and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about an 1 hour.When ready to serve stir in spinach and cook until it wilts. Stir in vinegar and add salt and pepper to taste!


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