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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 karenmatlo

Makes 7 7/10 servings



A hearty soup, great for a cold day. Enjoy a healthy sandwich with a cup of the soup. (Serving size is one cup or 284 grams)

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Soup

1/2 lb. lentils
6 cups water
2 carrots, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 1/2 cup low sodium tomato juice
1/2 cup minced parsley
1 T butter
1 tsp. salt
1 dash pepper
1/2 tsp. dried oregano

Recipe Directions for Lentil Soup

  1. Combine the lentils and water in a kettle. Cook 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Add everything else. Bring the soup to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer just until carrots are tender.

  2. Option: Add diced bacon or ham cubes or stir in 1 T wine vinegar just before serving the soup.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 284.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
134
Calories from Fat
17
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.9g
3%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
338mg
14%
Potassium
468mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
21.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
9.8g
39%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
8.3g
Vitamin A 65% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 4% Iron 16%
* 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 iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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