My computer crashed when loading all of my pretty pictures of this soup. Therefore, you only get a boring picture of dry lentils. Sorry!
This simple “peasant” soup is packed full of lentils, rice, kale, and simple flavorings to make a yummy and easy soup that costs less than a dollar per serving. It was the perfect warming lunch for us twice this last week! Joel has been taking the leftovers with him to school/work in a thermo. Yummy!
I have a whole list of meal ideas for this new series, but when I threw together this simple soup and realized how frugal it was, I couldn’t help share it!
I didn’t spare quality at all in this dish, using organic everything. It would be even a lot more inexpensive if you, for example, didn’t use organic vinegar (which cost a whole 76 cents to use), or if you got the kale for cheaper. I’ve said it here before, but I don’t try to eat a king’s diet on a peasant’s budget, because if I were to try, I would end up buying poor quality food. Instead I try to concentrate on frugal and nourishing peasant food. This is an example of high quality peasant food!
Here’s the cost analysis: