Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Lentil Minestrone

2 cups lentils, rinsed
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup diced carrot
1 onion, peeled and diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 tsp each basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary and parsley
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp poultry seasoning
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp soy sauce
4-5 cups vegetable broth
2 cups baby spinach (at end)

Add all of the ingredients except the spinach to the slow cooker.  Cook on low 8-10 hours.  Add spinach the last 30 minutes. 

Can be served over pasta.

Adapted from this recipe.