Free Healthy Recipe - Lentil, Veggie and Miso Soup
Dairy free, Gluten free, Low fat, Low GI, Wheat Free
For an easy, inexpensive, flavoursome soup this one takes some beating.
Those of you unfamiliar with miso, it is a fermented soy bean paste used to flavour soups and casseroles. Like yoghurt, miso boosts the digestive system with friendly bacteria to aid digestion and strengthen the immune system. It is available from health food stores and Asian grocer.
1 brown onion finely chopped
2 carrots finely chopped
2 stalks of celery finely chopped
2 cups red lentils, rinsed thoroughly
0.3 cup miso paste
7 cups water
1 tbsp olive oil
Copyright John Paul Urizar
Sauté the onion, carrot and celery for 3 - 4 minutes until soft
Note: Boiling miso destroys the beneficial health properties of this fermented food.
Makes 6 servings
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