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Lebanese Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by supersized

Makes 5 servings



A delicious slightly spicy soup, from Green Cuisine Cookbook, 2006

Recipe Ingredients for Lebanese Lentil Soup

2 tbsp Olive Oil
2 cups onions, diced
1 tbsp cumin powder
1/2 Jalapeno pepper
4 1/2 cups water
1 cup carrots, diced
2 celery stalks, sliced
1 1/4 cup red lentils
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 garlic clove
1 tbsp salt

Recipe Directions for Lebanese Lentil Soup

  1. Saute Onions, peppers and cumin in oil for 10 minutes.

  2. Simmer the carrots and celery in the water for 20 minutes.

  3. Add the cooked onion mixture and the lentils, and simmer for 35 minutes more.

  4. Add the seasoning and serve.

Categories

Soup, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 351.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
252
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1429mg
60%
Potassium
645mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
36.4g
12%
Dietary Fiber
16.3g
65%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
13.4g
Vitamin A 75% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 7% Iron 26%
* 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
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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