1chipotle pepperseeded and minced; add additional peppers for extra spice
salt and pepperto taste
3tspadobo saucefrom chipotles in adobo sauce
In a slow cooker, combine the onion, celery, carrots, garlic, lentils, cumin, oregano and chipotle peppers.
Stir in the vegetable broth, diced tomatoes and adobo sauce.
Cook on LOW until the lentils are tender, 8 to 10 hours. Transfer 3 cups of the soup to a blender and let cool for about 15 minutes. Pour the mixture back into the slow cooker. Stir in the lime juice and parsley.