French Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by christina_louise

Makes 6 servings



Vegetarian lentil soup with chunky carrots and French Puy lentils

Recipe Ingredients for French Lentil Soup

2 cup Lentils, Mature Seeds
1 3/4 cup Diced Tomatoes No Salt Added
3 medium raw Carrots
1/2 medium Yellow Onions
2 clove Garlic
3 tsp Fresh Thyme
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
2 tsp Pepper, Black
2 tsp Paprika
6 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
2 tsp Sea Salt Flakes

Recipe Directions for French Lentil Soup

  1. Peel and cut carrots diagonally about 1/4 inch thick. Peel and mince garlic. Dice fresh herbs. Chop onion. Add oil to large pot over medium heat. Sauté onions and carrots until they start to brown a little. Add tomatoes, garlic, thyme, and paprika. Stir and cook covered for a few minutes. Then add water, Worcestershire sauce, lentils, salt and pepper. Cover and bring to a boil.

  2. Once soup is boiling, uncover and reduce heat to a simmer for 45 minutes ? 1 hour or until lentils are tender.

  3. If the soup looks too thin, uncover and simmer for a couple more minutes. If it looks too thick, add a touch more water.

Categories

Beans, Soup, FrenchGerman, Simmer, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 205.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
318
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
872mg
36%
Potassium
784mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
49.6g
17%
Dietary Fiber
22.0g
88%
Sugars
8.0g
Protein
18.1g
Vitamin A 152% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 8% 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 high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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