Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by tiffysinc

Makes 10 servings



Lentil Soup- can add more chicken stock/flavoring to make it taste a little better. I used chicken flavor cubes for mine. Also, instead of simmering for 1hr, maintain a boiling pot. Plus, add some of your own seasonings once boiling for a richer taste.

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Soup

1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 carrot (7-1/2") Carrots
1 medium whole (2-3/5" dia) Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
2 stalk, large (11"-12" long) Celery
2 clove Garlic
1 tsp Oregano
2 cup (RAW= 1 cup cooked)) Black Lentils
8 cup (8 fl oz) Water
2 cup Fat Free Chicken Broth

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

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 309.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
165
Calories from Fat
17
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.9g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
419mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
26.8g
9%
Dietary Fiber
8.0g
32%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
12.0g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 3% Iron 17%
* 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
82% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
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