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French Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy French lentil soup recipe? Learn how to make French lentil soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by erragal

Makes 6 servings



Vegetable, Onion, Lentil, Tomato, Bean

Recipe Ingredients for French lentil soup

4 tbsp Olive Oil
2 cup, chopped Onions
1 cup, diced Celery
1 cup, chopped Carrots
2 clove Garlic
4 cup Soup, Chicken Broth
10 oz Lentils
14.5 oz Tomatoes, Red, Ripe

Recipe Directions for French lentil soup

  1. Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium?high heat. Add onions, celery, carrots, and garlic; sauté until vegetables begin to brown, about 15 minutes. Add 4 cups broth, lentils, and tomatoes with juice and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium?low, cover, and simmer until lentils are tender, about 35 minutes.

  2. Transfer 2 cups soup (mostly solids) to blender and puree until smooth. Return puree to soup in pan; thin soup with more broth by 1/4 cupfuls, if too thick. Season with salt, pepper, and a splash of vinegar, if desired. Ladle soup into bowls. Garnish with celery leaves.

Categories

FrenchGerman

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 381.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
201
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.5g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
545mg
23%
Potassium
502mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
18.8g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
8.6g
Vitamin A 85% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 4% Iron 4%
* 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
88% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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