Bloody Maria Red Lentil Soup

July 19, 2018

Bloody Maria Red Lentil Soup

When it came time to make a soup for the Mix It Up Cookbook, we couldn't decide on one, so we made four! They are easy, perfectly spiced, freezable, and such a crowd pleaser! Be sure to check out all 4! 

Start with the Soup Base then add the ingredients to create the end flavor you're looking for! 

If you're like us, we usually Mix It Up with a Bloody Maria cocktail while dancing to music while we cook a big pot of soup! 

Soup Base:

Carrots
Celery 2 stalks
Garlic 2 cloves
Onion 1 small
Vegetable Broth 8 cups
Olive oil 1 Tbsp
Salt 1/4 tsp
Pepper 1/4 tsp
Bay leaves 2
Rosemary 1/4 tsp
Thyme 1/4 tsp
Oregano 1/4 tsp

1. Dice veggies and saute in olive oil for 5-7 mins.

2. Add seasonings, broth, and Bloody Maria Mix

3. Add Recipe ingredients on p. 25

4. Bring to a boil & cook until veggies are soft and any     pasta, rice, lentils are cooked.

Bloody Maria Red Lentil Soup

Diced Tomatoes 2 cups
Bloody Maria Mix 2 cups
Red Lentils 2 cups 
Salt & Pepper to taste

Limes 2- juiced

Cilantro 1 small bunch

1. Start with Soup Base Recipes on page 24

2.Add ingredients above

3. Bring to a boil. Cook until lentils are tender.  Stir occasionally. 

4. Finish with a squeeze of lime and fresh cilantro.

Makes 4-6 bowls.

*You can use diced fresh tomatoes or 2 cans of diced or crushed tomatoes, with chiles for added flavor.






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