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Nourishing Winter Lentil Bowl

This mineral-rich recipe is warming to the body and the soul and provides a variety of macro- and micro-minerals for your body to put to use!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cabbage, carrot, celery, cumin seed, lentils, winter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Soak time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 3 cups lentils soaked for 20min
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 ½ cups chopped purple cabbage
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 2-3 stalks celery chopped
  • 10 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 cups finely chopped spinach
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds


  1. Place the lentils in a bowl, cover with pure filtered water, and soak for 20 minutes.

  2. Add the lentils to a large pot with 9 cups of water or organic high-quality vegetable broth.

  3. Cook for 20 min covered.

  4. Uncover and add the onion, cabbage, carrots, garlic, and cumin seeds.

  5. Cook for another 10-15min uncovered.  In the last 2-3 minutes, add the spinach.

  6. Add dulse granules for additional flavor.

  7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

This makes plenty - if you're looking to save time on another meal, freeze the leftovers in a muffin tin, thaw slightly, and store in a freezer-safe container.  The muffin tin allows for easy reheating and to select portion sizes!