Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Lentil Quinoa Soup

Yummy!  I found this slow cooker recipe last night in the January 2009 Alive Magazine and happily had all the ingredients to make it.
I made it first thing in the morning, so the delicious smell wafted through the house all day (very welcome after shoveling more snow!)  It's filled with lentils, quinoa and tomatoes from the garden (that I crushed in the fall and froze).  So good!

I checked on the Alive website and they don't have it listed in their recipe section yet, so I thought I would post a copy for anyone who wants to make it but doesn't have access to the free magazine.  Unfortunately, blogger decided that it should be posted on it's side...
I highly recommend this recipe (if you click on it to make it big, it should be easy to read.  The flash didn't really cover anything important up)  I have a fairly big slow cooker, so next time I would add more broth and quinoa, and more tomatoes too (I don't think I used as much as they suggested).  I omitted the carrots in my version and added a bit of Braggs (a tamari/soy sauce) to it as well.  It's definitely a great starting point and a delicious way to warm up after a day in the snow!

3 comments:

affectioknit said...

YUM - I have all these ingredients too - I'll be making some in the crock pot for tomorrow! Thanks!

Anne said...

Yaaay, another way to use lentils. Thanks. I can read the recipe just fine by the way. I've never used quinoa before, you'll have to tell me where to find it at the grocery store next time I see you.

sheila said...

You know what I did? I turned my slow cooker on its side and I didn't have ANY trouble whatsoever. That's a mighty fine soup you got yourself there.