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Southwestern Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by idaroo

Makes 4 servings



Southwestern Lentil Soup. I also add 8 oz seitan sausage at the end for extra protein. The protein content becomes about 35g per serving

Recipe Ingredients for Southwestern Lentil Soup

8 oz dry lentils
2 tbsp olive oil
4 cups vegetable broth
1/2 tbsp fresh ground pepper
1/2 onion, chopped
1 hot pepper, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1/4 cup chopped carrot
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp coriander
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes

Recipe Directions for Southwestern Lentil Soup

  1. Heat the oil in a soup pot over medium-low heat. Add the onion, carrot and peppers, saute for 8 10 minutes.

  2. Add lentils, stock, spices, and tomatoes, and increase heat to high. Bring to a boil.

  3. Turn heat to low and simmer for 35-40 minutes.

  4. (optional: take an immersion blender and blend for 10 seconds to thicken the soup)

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 373.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
318
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
774mg
32%
Potassium
899mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
39.6g
13%
Dietary Fiber
18.7g
75%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
20.2g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 6% Iron 29%
* 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 manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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