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Bright Spirit Soup

bright spirit soup
"Bright Spirit Soup (Recipe)" by Ruthieki is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0



  1. On medium heat, add the olive oil, garlic, onion, ginger, salt, thyme, bay leaf and oregano to a thick bottomed soup pot.
  2. Sauté for five minutes stirring frequently.
  3. Add enough water to cover the sautéed veggies and bring to a boil.
  4. Add lentils, quinoa, and remaining vegetables. Add enough water to cover and bring to a boil.
  5. Add additional water an inch above the vegetables.
  6. Reduce to a gentle simmer and cook for about 20 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Note, stock may be substituted for water and the amount of salt reduced.

Attribution: Bright Spirit Soup by Ruthie Hansen