Heat a large pot on medium-low heat and melt the
Vegan Butter (3 Tbsp)
for 30 seconds before adding the
White Onion (1)
Carrots (1 cup)
Celery (1 cup)
Garlic (3 cloves)
to the pot. Cook for at least 5 minutes or until the vegetable are a bit browned and the onions are translucent.
Increase heat to high for 30 seconds before adding the
White Wine (1/2 bottle)
. Stir everything till well combined and let the wine completely reduce/evaporate.
Reduce heat to medium-low and add in the
Black Lentils (3 cups)
. Stir well before adding the
Vegetable Broth (2 cups)
Sea Salt (1 tsp)
Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp)
Ground Thyme (1/2 tsp)
Bay Leaves (2)
. Put the lid on and simmer on medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
To the pot, add the
Dairy-Free Half and Half (1/2 cup)
or cashew cream and
Fresh Spinach (4 cups)
and stir till well combined. Cook for another 5 minutes or until everything is beautiful, fragrant, and creamy.
Serve with a splash of
Red Wine Vinegar (to taste)
Olive Oil (to taste)
, a bit more salt, and
Fresh Parsley (to taste)