Metabolism Revving Soup
4 teaspoons of extra-virgin olive oil
1 large sweet onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons 9 Spice Mix (from Oh She Glows)
1 lb green cabbage (1/4 head), cored and finely shredded (5 cups approx)
1 can diced tomatoes, with juices
4 cups organic veggie broth
1/2 cup uncooked red lentils
2 medium yukon gold potatoes, or 1 sweet potato chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
1/2 tsp fine sea salt
freshly ground pepper
In a large cooking pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add onion & garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add 9 Spice Mix and cook until fragrant.
Add the cabbage and diced tomatoes (and juices). Simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the broth, red lentils and potatoes. Stir and cover. Cook for 20 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Makes 8 cups. Double the recipe if you are going to eat everyday for lunch in the vegan challenge.