Italian Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



Zuppa di Lenticchie. I prefer to use green lentils as they hold their shape and don't get mushy.

Recipe Ingredients for Italian Lentil Soup

5 cups low sodium chicken stock
1 cup celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped
1 cup carrots, finely chopped
1 cup onions, finely chopped
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
4 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1 1/4 cup dried lentils
1/4 lb whole wheat elbow macaroni, cooked

Recipe Directions for Italian Lentil Soup

Sauté the onions, carrot, celery, and garlic in the olive oil until tender, and then add the tomatoes and broth. Bring to a boil and then add the lentils, chopped parsley and seasonings. Reduce the heat to low, and cook until the lentils are tender, about 20 to 30 minutes. Add some freshly ground black pepper. Stir in macaroni and heat through for about a minute, then serve.
Categories

Vegetables, First Course, Soup, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 621.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
519
Calories from Fat
138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.3g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
158mg
7%
Potassium
1143mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
72.0g
24%
Dietary Fiber
22.5g
90%
Sugars
10.1g
Protein
24.2g
Vitamin A 123% Vitamin C 78%
Calcium 10% Iron 41%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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