Healthy Meal Prep Soup with loads of Vegetable + Quinoa + Lentils

Vegan Comfort Food

Healthy Meal Prep Vegetable Lentil Quinoa Soup

Prep

10 mins

Cook

50 mins

Yield

5

 

I have a thing for meal prep and nourishing my body.  Kind of like how I have a thing for eating my greens, going gym and drinking loads of water. This sort of stuff has become second nature for me and I wanted to share with you this soup recipe that will make food prep that much more delicious. Do not be intimidated if you do not food prep, this soup can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere!

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This recipe was inspired by my need for something comforting and warming as we get through these cold days here in Canada! It was adapted by a lot of my soup and curry recipes; which are all great sources of nutrients and vegetables.

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This recipe requires a little over 10 ingredients (so worth it), simple methods and less than one hour to prepare! Your meal prepping will never be the same and I assure you that there will be far less mess left if your kitchen after you try this simple meal.

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This Meal Prep Soup is:

  • plant based
  • gluten free
  • hearty
  • healthy
  • satisfying
  • flavourful
  • aromatic
  • filled with plant based protein

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If you like this recipe then you should also try our Chunky Potato + Vegetable Orzo Soup, Detox Kale + Cauliflower  and 30 minute Creamy Carrot Soup!

I hope you enjoy this simple soup as much as we did! Don’t forget to tell us what you thought of this recipe by leaving a comment below!

Love From Your Greek Food Goddess XOX

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Healthy Meal Prep Vegetable Lentil Quinoa Soup

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: Plant-based

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp EVOO
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 2 large potatoes, cubed
  • 2 carrots, cubed
  • 3 celery stalks, cubed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • dash of cayenne
  • 4 cups of vegetable stalk – unsalted
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1 heaped tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 can of lentils
  • 1/2 cup of quinoa
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • Garnish with black sesame seeds, lime and fresh greens

Instructions

  1. Into a large pot add your EVOO.
  2. Let it heat up and add your onions. Cook down on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Now add your potatoes and give the two a good stir. Cook on medium for 5 minutes.
  4. Add your carrots and celery. Stir well and cook for another 5 minutes on medium heat.
  5. Add your spices to the vegetable mixture. Turn heat to low and stir till well coated.
  6. Add your stalk, water and paste. Bring to boil then simmer for 10 minutes on low to medium heat.
  7. Add your lentils and quinoa. Simmer for another 10-15 minutes.
  8. At the last minute add coconut milk!
  9. I loved garnishing with lime and fresh greens!
  10. Tip: try hot sauce 😉

Anonymous

Do you use cooked quinoa?

Kasondra

Do you use cooked quinoa?

Maria Koutsogiannis

Hey Sweetie, No I use uncooked quinoa! Hope you enjoyed it!

Carole Appleton

What is EVOO?

Lauren Marinigh

Hi Carole! It’s extra virgin olive oil 🙂

Laura Schmidt

We really liked this soup. Quinoa is a nice add to the lentils. Will repeat this for sure!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thanks so much for the love, Laura! It’s a favourite of ours as well!

Carole Appleton

Sorry Maria,

I do not like coconut milk, can I use more vegetable stock or tomato puree? as I really would like to make this soup

Maria Koutsogiannis

Hey Carole!

Sure, or even just a bit or almond milk or something to give it that slight creamy texture!

Coco

Soup lovers club raise your hand!
This soup has become another of my classic. It’s easy, you can adapt it regarding what you have in the fridge, you can make it for a couple days (it only gets better when reheated), it’s the perfect cosy warm bowl you want for the winter with a twist of lime to bring the sun back!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Yes, this makes me so happy! I am actually going to be reshooting this one soon. SO GLAD YOU LOVED IT!

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