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Spicy Rustic Red Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by robynreid

Makes 6 servings



http://vegeyum.wordpress.com/2008/06/22/redlentilsou/

Recipe Ingredients for spicy rustic red lentil soup

250 g red lentils
2 tbsp olive oil
2 carrots, diced finely
1 onion, diced finely
2 cloves garlic
1 tspn paprika
1 tspn cumin
1 1/2 tspn sweet paprika
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 1/2 liter vegetable broth
1 tomato

Recipe Directions for spicy rustic red lentil soup

  1. Sauté the carrot, onion and garlic in the oil over a low heat for 3 or 4 minutes. Add the paprika, sweet paprika and cumin, and continue to cook over low heat for 6 - 8 minutes or until the vegetables begin to soften.

  2. Stir in the tomato paste and cook for another minute or two. Add the lentils and stock and bring to the boil.

  3. Cook for 20 - 30 minutes, until the lentils are mushy and the vegetables cooked. Stir from time to time. Add the diced tomato and cook for another 10 minutes.

  4. Beat the yoghurt with the herbs, or cut the feta into cubes and roll in the herbs.

  5. Serve the soup with feta cubes or a large dollop of thick thick yoghurt.

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 353.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
252
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
828mg
34%
Potassium
790mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
31.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
14.2g
57%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
16.7g
Vitamin A 80% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 5% Iron 24%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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