French Lentil, White Bean and Rainbow Chard Soup

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“A Legend Among Legumes” Our Rustic FRENCH LENTIL, WHITE BEAN and RAINBOW CHARD SOUP is a bonanza of health to keep you feeling your best as the cooler months roll in.

.This is a nice, nutrient-dense vegan soup, loaded with healthy ingredients and a ton of flavor. Perfect for a chilly fall night.

French Lentil, White Bean and Rainbow Chard Soup

Ingredients:

  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion chopped
  • 1/4 bulb of chopped fennel or 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced zucchini
  • 1 cup diced sweet potato
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock
  • 2 cups of cold water
  • 2 plum tomatoes diced
  • 2 cups cooked French Lentils
  • 1 cup cooked small white beans
  • 2 large handfuls of chopped Rainbow Chard
  • 3 oz. tomato paste (optional)
  • small handful chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions: In a large soup pot coated with olive oil over a low/medium heat add garlic and onion and sauté for approx 2-3 minutes..add 1/4 cup of water, fennel, zucchini and sweet potato and sauté 5-7 minutes..add remaining ingredients and simmer for approx 30 minutes..adjust seasoning and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and serve with grilled old world bread..Enjoy????…

Tip: Baby Spinach or Kale can be substituted for Red Chard

Enjoy!

-Ron

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Ron Badach
Living a healthy lifestyle and offering people creative plant based cooking ideas is a passion for Ron. In 2013 Ron appeared on ABC's The CHEW winning its "Hunky Husband Cook-off” with his signature Black Bean Burger. People from across the country began to contact Ron about how to transition away from a meat-centric diet. In response Ron launched his Callicoon Kitchen brand and began posting creative, easy to follow how-to cooking videos and recipes giving people hands-on techniques for making vegan dishes that they can incorporate into their own lives. A vegetarian for 20 years Ron is now 100% vegan and he is committed to sharing his belief in the benefits of organic produce and an active, healthy lifestyle. Ron combines strength training and running to stay fit. A huge animal lover, Ron loves to hang out with his rescued Black Lab, Otis. Future plans include a vegan product line and Callicoon Kitchen cookbook highlighting all his vegan in-house favorites. Ron lives in New York and Virginia with his wife and three daughters. Follow Ron on Follow Ron on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter. Check out and subscribe to Ron Badach Callicoon Kitchen at http://www.callicoonkitchen.com/

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