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Green Lentil Noodle Soup

Soups on! A hearty soup made from pantry items that you'll want on rotation all Autumn long!  This Green Lentil Noodle Soup packs a flavourful punch with a thick and zesty broth. Who knew so much flavour could be so affordable?
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Canadian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 1 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 1 large carrot chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes or more, to desired heat
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1.5 cups Canadian green lentils rinsed
  • 1 tsp salt or more to taste
  • 1/3 cup Ditali pasta
  • grated parmesan cheese and extra red pepper flakes for serving

Instructions

  • In large dutch oven heat canola oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrot and celery and cook with salt until translucent. 
  • Add garlic, seasoning and chili flakes. Mix in broth and tomato paste. Add rinsed Canadian green lentils and bring to a slow simmer and cover. Cook for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Add salt and noodles. Simmer, uncovered for roughly 8 minutes, or until both pasta and lentils are tender. Remove from heat and serve. Serve with crusty bread and parmesan cheese and extra red pepper flakes for topping.