Chickpea and Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by teahouse

Makes 6 servings



Vegetarian version of Moroccan soup.

Recipe Ingredients for Chickpea and Lentil Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup lentils
6 1/2 cups water
1 3/4 cups canned tomatoes
1 2/3 cups canned chickpeas
1/3 cup chopped parsley

Recipe Directions for Chickpea and Lentil Soup

  1. In a large pot, melt the butter over moderately low hear. Add the onion and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables start to soften, about 10 minutes. Stir in the ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, salt, pepper, and lentils.

  2. Add the water and tomatoes to the pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Add the chickpeas and simmer 5 minutes longer. Stir in the cilantro or parsley.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 420.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
373
Calories from Fat
75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.3g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
32mg
1%
Potassium
963mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
56.9g
19%
Dietary Fiber
20.5g
82%
Sugars
8.6g
Protein
19.7g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 10% Iron 35%
* 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 low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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