Apricot Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Apricot Lentil Soup recipe? Learn how to make Apricot Lentil Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by emilyd22222

Makes 5 servings



Lentil soup with a sweet-tangy twist. This is great with a warm piece of black bread slathered with creamy butter.

Recipe Ingredients for Apricot Lentil Soup

1 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup dried apricots
1 1/2 cups red lentils
5 cups vegetable broth
3 roma tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 salt to taste
1 ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Apricot Lentil Soup

  1. Saute onion, garlic, and apricots in olive oil. Add lentils and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.

  2. Stir in tomatoes, and season with cumin, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Stir in lemon juice. Puree 1/2 of the soup in a blender, then return to the pot. Serve.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 414.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
297
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
803mg
33%
Potassium
1007mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
42.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
19.1g
76%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
20.8g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 6% Iron 30%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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