Ruth's Red Lentil and Potato Soup Recipe

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Submitted by dcboales

Makes 12 servings



Servings Per Recipe: 12 Amount Per Serving Calories: 164 Total Fat: 2.5g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 173mg Total Carbs: 29.1g Dietary Fiber: 6.9g Protein: 7.4g

Recipe Ingredients for Ruth's Red Lentil and Potato Soup

2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 large sweet onion, chopped
4 stalks celery, chopped
4 red potatoes, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
3 cloves garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 dash pepper
4 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 cups dry red lentils
2 cups water
1 cup chopped arugula
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon file powder

Recipe Directions for Ruth's Red Lentil and Potato Soup

  1. DIRECTIONS

  2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and celery. Cook until tender. Mix in the potatoes, carrot, and garlic. Continue to cook and stir about 5 minutes, until the potatoes are well coated with butter. Season the mixture with allspice, cumin, cayenne pepper, cloves, and pepper.

  3. Pour in the vegetable broth, and mix in the lentils. Add water, increasing the amount as necessary to cover all ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and stir in the kale. Cook, stirring occasionally, 35 to 45 minutes, until the lentils are tender. Mix in the cilantro and file powder. Continue cooking about 5 minutes, or to desired thickness.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 258.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
177
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.8g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
301mg
13%
Potassium
725mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
28.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
9.3g
37%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
9.6g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 4% Iron 15%
* 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 cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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