Lentil Soup Persons 6 Ingredients 1 Tbsp. Canola Oil 1 Large Onion, chopped 8 Cups Low Sodium Broth 2 Cup Dry Lentils, rinsed 1 Cup Sliced Carrots 1 Can (15 Oz.) Diced Tomatoes 1 Bay Leaf Salt and Pepper, to taste Instructions In a large pot over medium-high heat, add in oil and chopped onion. Saute for 2-4 minutes, or until onion is tender. Add in the broth, lentils, carrots, tomatoes, bay leaf and a pinch of salt and pepper. Heat until boiling. Once the soup has reached a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and let simmer for 3-45 minutes until lentils are soft. Remove the bay leaf prior to serving. Notes Dietitian's Tip: Serve with a side of fresh fruit and a whole grain roll for a complete meal. Recipe provided by Reach Up Head Start, Early Head Start. Get more recipes here.