Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by leighla17

Makes 4 servings



Delicious, filling, and tasty soup for lunch or dinner. Sprinkle a little bit of parmesan cheese on top to finish and serve with a hunk of crusty bread.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup

1 tablespoon olive oil
4 medium carrots, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes
14 1/2 ounces vegetable broth
1 cup dried red lentils
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
5 ounces baby spinach

Recipe Directions for Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup

  1. In 4-quart saucepan, heat oil on medium until hot. Add carrots and onion, and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned and tender. Stir in cumin; cook 1 minute.

  2. Add tomatoes, broth, lentils, 2 cups water, salt, and pepper; cover and heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, 8 to 10 minutes or until lentils are tender. Stir in spinach.

Categories

Beans, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 371.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
277
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
554mg
23%
Potassium
1219mg
35%
Total Carbohydrates
42.3g
14%
Dietary Fiber
18.7g
75%
Sugars
7.8g
Protein
17.2g
Vitamin A 288% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 11% Iron 32%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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