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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 mfellis

Makes 7 servings



Recipe from Alton Brown Read more: http://caloriecount.about.com/lentil-soup-recipe-r21559#ixzz14Wd9JF4O

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Soup

1 T olive oil
117 g onion, chopped
89 g carrot, chopped
96 g celery, chopped
1/8 t kosher salt
402 g lentils
411 g tomatoes
946 g vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1/2 c water

Recipe Directions for Lentil Soup

  1. Place the olive oil into a large 6-quart Dutch oven and set over medium heat.

  2. Once hot, add the onion, carrot, celery and salt and sweat until the onions are translucent, approximately 6 to 7 minutes.

  3. Add the lentils, tomatoes, broth, coriander, cumin and grains of paradise and stir to combine.

  4. Increase the heat to high and bring just to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook at a low simmer until the lentils are tender, approximately 35 to 40 minutes.

  5. Using a stick blender, puree to your preferred consistency (if at all).

  6. Serve immediately.

Categories

Beans, Vegetables, Main Dish, Soup, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 313.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
255
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
654mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
41.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
19.4g
78%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
16.8g
Vitamin A 49% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 6% Iron 28%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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