Soup's On: Red Lentil with Turnip and Parsley
This delicious soup has all the health benefits you need for a healthful meal.
Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 8
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 diced onion
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 3 finely chopped celery stalks
  • 1½ cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1½ cups red lentils
  • 1 peeled and diced turnip
  • 6 cups water
  • Fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  1. In a large pot, heat 2 tabelspoons olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, garlic, and celery to the pot, cook and stirring until tender 6-8 minutes.
  3. Increase heat to high and add tomatoes, cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add lentils, turnip and water and bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer.
  5. Cook for 20-25 minutes until lentils are tender.
  6. Stir in chopped parsley vinegar, salt and pepper.
  7. Don't skip the parsley or vinegar, it adds the freshness you need for the lentils.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at