Red Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by cookie9876

Makes 8 servings



A Lebanese inspired soup. Lentils are simmered with chicken stock and seasonings, then pureed until smooth, before being garnished with coriander and lemon juice. It's a hearty soup, which is packed full of protein and flavour.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Lentil Soup

500 grams Red Lentils
1500 grams Soup, stock, chicken, home-prepared
3 1tsp Olive Oil
4 clove Garlic
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
1 tbsp Cumin Seed
1 pepper Peppers, Jalapeno

Recipe Directions for Red Lentil Soup

  1. Bring chicken stock and lentils to the boil in a large saucepan over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Stir in garlic and onion and cook until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 3 minutes.

  3. Stir onions into the lentils and season with cumin and cayenne. Continue simmering until the lentils are tender, about 10 minutes.

  4. Carefully puree the soup in a liquidiser or hand blender until smooth. Stir in some coriander and squeeze of lemon juice before serving.

Categories

Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 269.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
277mg
12%
Potassium
812mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
46.1g
15%
Dietary Fiber
9.7g
39%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
22.4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 5% Iron 26%
* 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
88% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
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