Easy Homemade Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by holly416

Makes 6 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Easy Homemade Lentil Soup

5 cups water
1 1/4 cup dried red lentils
1/2 large onion, minced
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 tablespoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 Salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for Easy Homemade Lentil Soup

  1. Combine water, lentils, onion, turmeric, and cayenne pepper in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, partially cover, and simmer until lentils have disintegrated, about 30 minutes.

  2. Stir in lemon juice, cumin, salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 255.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.6g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
9mg
0%
Potassium
425mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
26.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
12.6g
50%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
10.6g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 3% Iron 18%
* 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 low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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