lentil tortilla soup

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup by Mina Goodman, RDN

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Cooler temps means tasty yummy soups such as this Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup. It is so delicious and nutritious, not to mention it'll warm you right up. This hearty soup channels the flavors of tortilla soup with the added bonus of legumes which are packed with fiber and protein. It's a sure hit in any home!

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time7 hrsTotal Time7 hrs 20 mins
 1 cup diced onion
 1 tsp olive oil
 1 bell pepperdiced
 2 ½ cups low sodium vegetable broth
 15 oz can tomato sauce
 ½ cup your favorite salsa
 1 tbsp tomato paste
 15 oz can black beansdrained and rinsed
 15 oz can pinto beansdrained and rinsed
 1 cup cornfresh, canned or frozen
 ¾ cup dried red lentils
 1 tsp chili powder
 1 tsp garlic powder
 1 tsp cumin powder
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 Celtic sea salt to taste
 fresh cracked black pepperto taste
Toppings
 crushed tortilla chips
 shredded mex-blend cheese
 sliced jalapeños
 chopped onion
 pico de gallo
 sliced avocado
 fresh cilantro
 sour cream or Greek yogurt
1

First chop your veggies and measure out the ingredients.

2

Next add everything except the toppings.

3

Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 7-8 hours, until dried lentils are cooked through and veggies are tender.

4

Add all your favorite toppings, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6

Ingredients

 1 cup diced onion
 1 tsp olive oil
 1 bell pepperdiced
 2 ½ cups low sodium vegetable broth
 15 oz can tomato sauce
 ½ cup your favorite salsa
 1 tbsp tomato paste
 15 oz can black beansdrained and rinsed
 15 oz can pinto beansdrained and rinsed
 1 cup cornfresh, canned or frozen
 ¾ cup dried red lentils
 1 tsp chili powder
 1 tsp garlic powder
 1 tsp cumin powder
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 Celtic sea salt to taste
 fresh cracked black pepperto taste
Toppings
 crushed tortilla chips
 shredded mex-blend cheese
 sliced jalapeños
 chopped onion
 pico de gallo
 sliced avocado
 fresh cilantro
 sour cream or Greek yogurt

Directions

1

First chop your veggies and measure out the ingredients.

2

Next add everything except the toppings.

3

Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 7-8 hours, until dried lentils are cooked through and veggies are tender.

4

Add all your favorite toppings, and enjoy!

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup by Mina Goodman, RDN