Vegan Lentil Soup

1 chopped onion
1/4 cup olive oil
2 diced carrots
2 stalks chopped celery
2 cloves minced garlic
1 tsp dried oregano
1 bay leaf
1 tsp dried basil
1 14.5 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 cup dry brown lentils
1 cup French green lentils
8 cups water
1/2 cup rinsed and thinly sliced spinach
2 Tbsp vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery. Cook and stir until onion is translucent and tender. Add garlic, bay leaf, oregano, and basil then cook for 2-3 minutes.

Stir in lentils and add water and tomatoes. Bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1.5 hours. Add spinach just before serving and cook until it wilts (about 3 minutes or so). Stir in vinegar and season to taste with salt and pepper.


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