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Moroccan Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP recipe? Learn how to make MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by march_ladybug

Makes 6 servings



"This soup is deliciously spicy, completely vegetarian, has no cholesterol, and is high in protein and fiber. It is brimming with vegetables, chick peas, white beans, and red lentils, and seasoned with cardamom, garam masala, cumin, and fresh ginger."

Recipe Ingredients for MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP

2 onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
6 cups water
1 cup red lentils
1 3/4 c garbanzo beans, drained (1 can)
1 3/4 c can cannellini beans (1 can)
14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes
1/2 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon olive oil

Recipe Directions for MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP

  1. In large pot saute; the onions, garlic, and ginger in a little olive oil for about 5 minutes.

  2. Add the water, lentils, chick peas, white kidney beans, diced tomatoes, carrots, celery, garam masala, cardamom, cayenne pepper and cumin. Bring to a boil for a few minutes then simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or longer, until the lentils are soft.

  3. Puree half the soup in a food processor or blender. Return the pureed soup to the pot, stir and enjoy!

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 549.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
521mg
22%
Potassium
580mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
51.5g
17%
Dietary Fiber
15.5g
62%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
18.2g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 12% Iron 24%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
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