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Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by annemaxine

Makes 4 servings



Martha Stewart Recipe - very easy

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Soup

3 strips bacon
1 large onion
3 medium carrots
3 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 1/2 cups lentils
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
30 oz low sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Recipe Directions for Lentil Soup

  1. In dutch oven, cook bacon over medium heat until browned and crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon fat.

  2. Add onion and carrots; cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, and cook until fragrant, and 30 seconds. Stir in tomato paste and cook 1 minute.

  3. Add lentils, thyme, broth, and 2 cups water. Bring to a boil; reduce to simmer. Cover, cook until lentils are tender, 30 to 45 minutes.

  4. Stir in red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 398.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
1309mg
55%
Potassium
1065mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
54.7g
18%
Dietary Fiber
24.3g
97%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
27.0g
Vitamin A 156% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 8% Iron 37%
* 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 cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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