French Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by amelie123

Makes 6 servings



Prep: 35 minutes Total: 1 hour 10 minutes Servings: Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Ingredients for French Lentil Soup

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery stalks
1 cup chopped carrots
2 garlic cloves, chopped
4 cups (or more) vegetable broth
1 1/4 cups lentils, rinsed, drained
400 g tomatoes

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

Main Dish, FrenchGerman

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 331.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
252
Calories from Fat
74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
546mg
23%
Potassium
799mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
30.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
14.1g
56%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
15.5g
Vitamin A 57% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 5% Iron 24%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
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