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Carrot Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by sharontimbit

Makes 7 servings



Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serving Size: 1 cup

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot Lentil Soup

1 1/2 c red lentils
5 c chicken stock
2 c water
1/2 c onion, chopped
1 tbsp garlic, minced
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp paprika
1 bay leaf
1 c. sweet red pepper, chopped
1 green onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Carrot Lentil Soup

  1. In large saucepan, combine lentils, stock & water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Skim away froth.

  2. Then stir in onion, garlic, and spices. Reduce heat to med low and simmer, covered.

  3. Add diced carrots & red pepper. Continue simmering covered until carrots are very tender (about 15 - 20 minutes).

  4. Stir in green onions, cilantro, lemon juice & pepper.

  5. Remove bay leaf and serve.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 313.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
165
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
552mg
23%
Potassium
476mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
28.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
13.2g
53%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
11.6g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 5% Iron 20%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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