COOKING DIRECTIONS

Bavarian Barley Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, garnish with sauteed cabbage.

 

Beet & Buckwheat Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 2-3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

 

Caribbean Rice n’ Peas Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Add some chopped Ontario sweet potato to the soup for the last half hour of cooking. Once the soup is finished cooking, add a cup of coconut milk to the soup pot. Garnish with chopped kale.

 

Cranberry & Wild Rice Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

 

Curried Cashew Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, add a cup of coconut milk to the soup pot and garnish each bowl with chopped fresh Ontario apple.

 

Italian Rice & Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 2-3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, garnish with sauteed Ontario mushrooms and chopped Ontario cherry tomatoes.

 

Mexican Amaranth Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just 45 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 10 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, add a squeeze of fresh lime and garnish each bowl with sliced avocado.

 

Piri Piri Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 2-3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

 

Rosemary-Turmeric (aka The Detox) Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, add a can of coconut milk and sautéed garlic and onions. Garnish with a lemon slice.

 

Smoky Split Pea Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, garnish with sliced avocado.

 

Spicy Coconut Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Add some chopped Ontario squash to the soup for the last half hour of cooking.  Once the soup is finished cooking, add a cup of coconut milk to the soup pot and a squeeze of lemon.

 

Thai Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 2-3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, add a cup of coconut milk to the soup pot, a squeeze of lemon or lime and some fresh cilantro.

 

Za’atar Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Garnish with a generous drizzle of tahini.

 

Specialty Mexican Amaranth Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 2-3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

 

Specialty Moroccan Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 2-3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

 

Specialty Rosemary-Turmeric (aka The Detox) Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, add a can of coconut milk and sautéed garlic and onions. Garnish with a lemon slice.

 

Specialty Smoky Split Pea Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Once the soup is finished cooking, garnish with sliced avocado and fresh cilantro.

 

Specialty Spicy Coconut Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over an hour, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 5 hours or on low for approximately 8-10 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 15 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.

Tasty Tips: Add some chopped Ontario sweet potato or squash to the soup for the last half hour of cooking.  Once the soup is finished cooking, add a cup of coconut milk to the soup pot.

 

Specialty Thai Lentil Soup

Stovetop: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a soup pot. Bring to a boil, then cover, reduce heat and simmer on medium-low for just over 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Slow Cooker: Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in a crockpot. Cook on high for approximately 2-3 hours or on low for approximately 5-6 hours.

Pressure Cooker (aka Instant Pot): Combine jar’s contents and 8 cups of water in an Instant Pot. Set Instant Pot to Manual Pressure Cook and cook on HIGH pressure for 8 minutes. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally.