Spicy Red Lentil and Tomato Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy spicy red lentil and tomato soup recipe? Learn how to make spicy red lentil and tomato soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by robynreid

Makes 6 servings



(http://www.andreasrecipes.com/2009/02/17/spicy-red-lentil-and-tomato-soup/)

Recipe Ingredients for spicy red lentil and tomato soup

2 cups red lentils
6 cups water
1 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion
1 stalk celery, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
14 1/2 oz diced tomatoes
4 cups vegetable broth
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon chili powder

Recipe Directions for spicy red lentil and tomato soup

  1. In the 2 quart pot, add the lentils and 4 cups of the water. Bring to a boil, then turn off the heat. Allow the lentils to sit covered for about 20 minutes to absorb water.

  2. While the lentils rest, heat the olive oil in the 6 quart pot. Add the onions, and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes, until they are soft and glisten, but not brown.

  3. Add the celery and garlic and cook for 5 minutes until soft. Add the tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes.

  4. Add the vegetable stock, 2 cups of the water hot sauce, turmeric, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, and chili powder. Cover and bring to a simmer.

  5. Add half the lentils and liquid to the pot. With the immersion (stick) blender or regular blender, puree the remaining lentils and liquid, then pour into the pot. Cook at a simmer for another 15 minutes.

  6. To serve, ladle into bowls and add garnishes.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 560.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
297
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1367mg
57%
Potassium
970mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
44.6g
15%
Dietary Fiber
20.9g
84%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
20.8g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 7% Iron 31%
* 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 thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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