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Hearty Lentil, Pesto and Colby Soup

Hearty Lentil, Pesto and Colby Soup
PREP TIME
15 min
COOK TIME
15 min
YIELDS
4-6 servings

This delicious lentil soup recipe is perfect for warming up on cooler nights. Brought to you by Dairy Farmers of Canada

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Ingredients

1
Tbsp (15 ) butter
1
onion, chopped
2
celery stalks, finely sliced
1
large carrot, diced
2
cup (500 ml) sodium-reduced vegetable or
1
can (540 ml) diced tomatoes
1
cup (250 ml) green cabbage, cut into pieces
1
cup (250 ml) green and/or yellow beans, cut into 1? (2.5 cm) lengths
1
can (540 ml) green lentils, rinsed
2
Tbsp (30 ml) homemade or store-bought pesto
1 ½
cup (375 ml) Canadian Colby, grated or diced
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Directions

Step 1

In a large saucepan, melt butter on medium heat and brown onions, celery and carrot for 3–4 minutes.

Step 2

Add broth, tomatoes, cabbage and beans.

Step 3

Bring to a boil and let simmer 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add lentils and pesto. Let simmer 5 more minutes.

Step 5

Divide into bowls and garnish generously with Colby. Savour.

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