Red Lentil Vegetable Soup with Swiss Chard Recipe

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


Submitted by heliumheels

Makes 10 servings



Nutrient packed soup, perfect for a chilly winter day. I sometimes swap the lentils for chickpeas or other beans and swap the swiss chard for other greens, such as spinach or kale.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Lentil Vegetable Soup with Swiss Chard

1 cup organic red lentils
4 cups Organic Vegetable Broth
6 cups water
14 1/2 oz organic diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium red onion
1 medium red bell pepper
4 carrots
2 stalks celery
8 oz swiss chard
4 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cayenne powder
1 teaspoon cumin

Recipe Directions for Red Lentil Vegetable Soup with Swiss Chard

  1. Heat olive oil to large pan

  2. Add onion, carrots, celery, red bell pepper, and garlic and cook until onions are soft.

  3. Stir in spices and cook for 2 minutes.

  4. Add red lentils, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, and water.

  5. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for one hour.

  6. Two minutes before soup is done, add swiss chard and cook until wilted.

  7. Enjoy!

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 375.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
121
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
292mg
12%
Potassium
516mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
20.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
8.5g
34%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
6.4g
Vitamin A 127% Vitamin C 52%
Calcium 5% 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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