Saturday 1 April 2023

Red Lentil and 5 Bean Crock Pot Soup

Red Lentil and 5 Bean Crock Pot Soup 

2 cups red lentils dried 
4 cups vegetable or Chicken broth 
2 carrots cut into chunks 
14 ounces tomatoes canned, or diced, another ounce more is good too, depends on your can size 
6 ounces tomato paste 
1 can Black Beans 
1 can Chickpeas 
1 can White Kidney Beans 
1 can Red Kidney Beans 
1 can Black Eyed Peas 
1 can Whole Corn or 1 cup frozen niblet corn 
1 onion, diced 
15 Mushrooms sliced 
3 cloves garlic very finely diced or minced 
1 tablespoon lemon juice 
¼ teaspoon black pepper 

Spices Mix and Match: 
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 
¼ teaspoon white sage  
2 teaspoons ground cumin 
1 teaspoon dried basil 
1 teaspoon dried thyme 
¼ teaspoon chili powder 


Put everything but lemon juice in the slow cooker and cook on low 8 hours or on high 4 hours.  

1: You can Sautee the mushrooms, garlic and onions first. 
2: If reheating second day in crock pot, can add another can of Tomatoes, whole or crushed. 
3: Add Salt to taste if needed. 
4: If you have a smaller crockpot add ½ of each can of beans on first day, then reheat next day and add rest of beans. 
5: And as always rinse the beans well before use. 
6: Add Lemon juice right before serving. Can add more on day 2 if desired.

Lentil & 5 Bean Soup SRMcEvoy

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