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Lebanese-Style Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Lebanese-style red lentil soup recipe? Learn how to make Lebanese-style red lentil soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by comomo72

Makes 8 servings



great base soup from allrecipes.com. change up veggies as you like.

Recipe Ingredients for Lebanese-style red lentil soup

3 cups water
3 cups chicken stock
1 pound lentils
2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic (minced)
1 large onion
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
3 potatoes
5 baby carrots
1/2 green pepper

Recipe Directions for Lebanese-style red lentil soup

  1. bring chicken stock and lentils to a boil in a large (8-10 quart) sauce pan, over high heat. then reduce to med-low heat add other veggies, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes

  2. at the same time, heat olive oil in a skillet over med heat. stir in garlic and onion and cook until onions are soft and translucent (5min)

  3. stir in onions into lentils and add cumin. continue simmering until lentils are tender, about 10 minutes.

  4. stir in lemon juice and cilantro before serving.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 372.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
312
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
307mg
13%
Potassium
985mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
52.0g
17%
Dietary Fiber
20.1g
80%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
17.0g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 7% Iron 33%
* 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 iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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