Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by kcarleton

Makes 6 servings



A stick to your ribs vegetarian soup, from the Moosewood Cookbook

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil soup

3 cups raw lentils
7 cups water or stock
2 tsp salt
2 tsp minced garlic
1 cup minced onion
1 cup minced celery
1 cup chopped carrots
1 pinch of ground black pepper
1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp dry red wine
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp vinegar

Recipe Directions for Lentil soup

  1. Simmer lentils, water and salt over low heat, 3-4 hours.

  2. Steam garlic, onion, celery, carrots till tender; add to lentils and continue to simmer.

  3. 30 minutes before serving, add pepper, tomatoes, red wine, lemon juice, brown sugar and wine vinegar to the pot. Taste, and add season as desired. Options include thyme, oregano, basil, hot sauce, etcetera.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 484.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
365
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
823mg
34%
Potassium
1120mg
32%
Total Carbohydrates
63.8g
21%
Dietary Fiber
30.9g
124%
Sugars
10.7g
Protein
27.8g
Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 8% Iron 49%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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