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Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Lentil & Vegetable Soup (Vegan)

Lentils and vegetables star in this simple vegan soup recipe that's packed with flavor. Make this healthy soup in your slow cooker or Instant Pot.

Ingredients

Instructions

Slow Cooker

  1. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
  2. Cook HIGH 2-3 hours, LOW 4-6.
  3. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Instant Pot

  1. Turn on the IP and select Sauté. Once hot add oil to the pot. Add the onion and garlic cook a few minutes until the onion is soft.
  2. Add rinsed lentils and bay leaves, sauté about 1-2 minutes, then add in carrots and sauté for a minute or so.
  3. Add in broth, water, turmeric, ginger, salt and pepper.
  4. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure for 4 minutes. Quick release the pressure.
  5. Change the setting back to sauté and stir in zucchini, corn, and kale,or whatever vegetables you’re using. Cook until desired tenderness.