Red Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by abbyeeyore

Makes 8 servings



Detox Cred: Keep a batch of this warming soup around for the week and you'll stay slim and satisfied -- a whole cup of cooked lentils contains just 200 calories. The legume is also a stellar source of both soluble and insoluble fiber -- getting enough roughage this week is important for keeping your digestive system running smoothly.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Lentil Soup

2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 onion Yellow Onion
4 clove Garlic
3 stalk, small (5" long) Celery
1.5 cup Diced Tomatoes
1.5 cu Red Lentils
1 cup, cubes Turnips

Recipe Directions for Red Lentil Soup

  1. In a pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and celery; cook, stirring, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes.

  2. Increase heat to high and add tomatoes; cook for 1 minute. Add lentils, turnip, and 6 cups water.

  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Stir in parsley and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 131.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
187
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
103mg
4%
Potassium
57mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
28.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8.4g
34%
Sugars
4.1g
Protein
10.6g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 4% Iron 13%
* 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
83% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
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