It is Friday, Y’all. So let your slow cooker do the work for you today and you can relax knowing that something yummy will be ready to eat after a long week of work. Slow Cooker Italian ABC Lentil Veggie Soup is really simple to make and can be embellished so many different ways to suit your individual tastes. Add some ham if you do not particularly like having it all vegan. Or maybe a side of some homemade rosemary focaccia bread and you have a super delicious and hearty meal.
This is the best stuff to keep in the pantry and our family absolutely loves it. Well, if the truth be known, we love everything that we have tried from Bob’s Red Mill. And if you cannot find it in your local grocery store, it is available to order online.
The mix has green split peas, yellow split peas, barley, lentils and pasta and is ready to add whatever seasoning that you like to make it your own.
Put all of the ingredients into the slow cooker which has been set to high setting, stir until well mixed. Cook for 1 hour on high then turn down to low for remaining 3 hours. Cook lentils until desired tenderness.
Caldo de Pollo or Chicken soup with vegetables is always a wonderful way to make the tummy happy. There are a million gazillion ways to make chicken soup with vegetables out there. And I make chicken soup with vegetables about that many different ways too! One thing is for sure, is…this particular recipe is filling and will make your heart and tummy happy. Happy Friday Y’all!!!
In a large 8DOL Dutch Oven, add 1 tbsp. of coconut oil and heat on medium high heat. Add chicken. Stir until brown 5-7 minutes. Add tomato paste & spices, chili flake, oregano, sage, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper.
Add onion, carrots, tomato, squash, potatoes.
Stir until mixed well.
Add chicken broth and water. Stir, cover, and allow to come to a boil. Turn down the heat to Low and simmer for 30 minutes or until the veggies are tender.
Cooking slow and low is always the key to a great soup! Enjoy!