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Barefoot Contessa Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by seydt

Makes 10 servings



Hearty Winter soup. heart healthy!!

Recipe Ingredients for Barefoot Contessa Lentil Vegetable Soup

1 pound green lentils
4 cups chopped yellow onions
4 cups chopped leeks
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves or 1 tsp dried
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cups diced celery
3 cups carrots, diced
3 quarts chicken stock
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Recipe Directions for Barefoot Contessa Lentil Vegetable Soup

  1. In a large bowl, cover the lentils with boiling water and allow to sit for 15 minutes. Drain.

  2. In a large stockpot on medium heat, saute the onions, leeks and garlic with the olive oil, salt, pepper, thyme, and cumin for 20 minutes until the veggies are translucent and very tender! Add the celery and carrots ans saute for 10 more minutes. Add the chicken stock, tomato paste, and lentils. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for one hour, until the lentils are cooked through. Check the seasonings. Add the red wine and serve hot, drizzeled with olive oil and sprinkled with parm.

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 506.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
288
Calories from Fat
63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.0g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1685mg
70%
Potassium
859mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
43.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
17.2g
69%
Sugars
8.2g
Protein
14.5g
Vitamin A 128% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 11% Iron 29%
* 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 thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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