Thick and richly flavored, this soup is almost a meal in itself. Simmer the ingredients while you tend to other chores. A 1-cup serving contains 134 calories.
|1||cup lentils, picked over and rinsed|
|1||can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes (with the juices)|
|1||small onion, chopped|
|1||stalk celery, chopped|
|1||carrot, thinly sliced|
|1||small clove garlic, finely chopped|
|Salt and pepper, to taste|
|4-6||cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable stock|
2. If the soup thickens too much during cooking, add enough of the remaining 2 cups of stock to make a consistency you like.
Adapted from "The Instinct Diet"