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Fairly Healthy Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by webpanda

Makes 6 servings



Alton Brown's Lentil Soup (With Substitions)

Recipe Ingredients for Fairly Healthy Lentil Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 pound lentils, picked and rinsed
1 cup tomatoes
2 quarts chicken or vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground cardamom

Recipe Directions for Fairly Healthy Lentil Soup

  1. Place the olive oil into a large 6-quart Dutch oven and set over medium heat.

  2. Once hot, add the onion, carrot, celery and salt and sweat until the onions are translucent, approximately 6 to 7 minutes. Using a stick blender, puree to your preferred consistency.

  3. Add the lentils, tomatoes, broth, coriander, cumin pepper, ginger, and cardamom and stir to combine.

  4. Increase the heat to high and bring just to a boil.

  5. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook at a low simmer until the lentils are tender, approximately 35 to 40 minutes. Serve immediately.

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 332.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
607
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
144mg
48%
Sodium
914mg
38%
Potassium
1219mg
35%
Total Carbohydrates
49.6g
17%
Dietary Fiber
24.2g
97%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
74.2g
Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 8% Iron 43%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
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