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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 rach649

Makes 6 servings



lentil soup with carrots and ham stock

Recipe Ingredients for French Lentil Soup

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup chopped carrots
4 cups pork stock
1 1/4 cups lentils, rinsed, drained
17 oz diced tomatoes in juice
1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar (optional)

Recipe Directions for French Lentil Soup

  1. Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium?high heat. Add onions, carrots; 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.

Categories

Beans, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 346.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
253
Calories from Fat
66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.3g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
446mg
19%
Potassium
498mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
33.8g
11%
Dietary Fiber
14.0g
56%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
13.5g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 5% Iron 20%
* 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 thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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