Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by tikiremy

Makes 6 servings



A tasty vegetarian lentil soup. Nutritious and Delicious!

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Soup

1 onion, chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
2 carrots, diced
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon bay leaf
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 tomatoes
2 cups dry lentils
8 cups water
1/2 cup spinach, rinsed and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 salt to taste
1 ground black pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Lentil Soup

  1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery; cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in garlic, bay leaf, oregano, and basil; cook for 2 minutes.

  2. Stir in lentils, and add water and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 1 hour. When ready to serve stir in spinach, and cook until it wilts. Stir in vinegar, and season to taste with salt and pepper, and more vinegar if desired.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 483.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
334
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
846mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
44.8g
15%
Dietary Fiber
21.3g
85%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
17.5g
Vitamin A 81% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 7% Iron 31%
* 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
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
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