Let's Cook with <3 Today: Lentil Panera Broth
This delicious and highly nutritional lentil Panera broth that will freshen you up and keep you full for long hours!
Ingredients: 1 onion cut into large pieces, 4 cloves garlic chopped, 2 stalks celery cut up, 3 carrots, 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, salt/pepper to taste, 1 tbsp broth spice blend, 1/4 cup gluten free tamari add 1 extra tablespoon for saltier version, 1/2 cup quinoa, 1/2 cup brown lentils, 1 bunch rosemary, 2 sprigs fresh parsley, 8 cups broth use vegetable broth for vegan version or chicken broth for non-vegan version, 2-3 cups kale, 1-2 cups spinach chopped, 2 cups riced cauliflower 1/2 head, processed to be like rice in the food processor, 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 lemon zest
1.In a food processor combine onion, garlic, celery and carrots. Process until broken down into crumbs or an almost smooth paste.
2.In a pot heat olive oil over medium-high heat and add the veggie puree. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently.
3.Add tamari, quinoa and lentils.
4.Add 1 bunch rosemary and 2 sprigs fresh parsley.
5.Add 8 cups of broth.
6.Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, until quinoa and lentils almost cooked through.
7.Add kale and cauliflower. Cook for a few minutes.
8.Add spinach, lemon juice and lemon zest.
9.Serve garnished with fresh herbs and chili garlic sauce to enhance spiciness.