soup · vegan · vegetarian

Potato, Lentil and Collard Green Soup


I am not a huge potato fan. But when Manifest Vegan posted this recipe  I was inspired. With the addition of cumin and turmeric this soup is far from bland and boring.


  • 6 Yukon Gold potatoes chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 4 cloves of garlic chopped finely
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 5 leaves fresh collard greens or kale
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 6- cups or water or vegetable broth
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tblespn dried basil
  • drizzle of olive oil or other cooking oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste, I used sea salt & white pepper


Heat oil in a large stock pot on medium heat. Add onion, potatoes, garlic, mushrooms, salt and pepper. Cook until onion is soft.

Add water, lentils and the remaining spices. Trim leaves of collard greens, discarding the stems. Cut greens into thin pieces and add to soup. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, cover and let simmer for 45-60 minutes, or until lentils are cooked to your liking.

Serve hot. Serves 6-8



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