Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup Recipe

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Looking for an easy Sweet potato and lentil soup recipe? Learn how to make Sweet potato and lentil soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by vanbrandwijk

Makes 2 servings



Sweet potato and lentil soup (mess with the spices... want cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, black pepper... need to play with proportions) Needs more backbone. Texture of baby food. Maybe whole potato chunks? Garnishes? Needs way more ginger. Very hearty.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet potato and lentil soup

2 cups water
64 g lentils
3/4 cup onion
6 ounces sweet potatoes
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp ginger
1/8 tsp cloves
1/2 cup cilantro
1 salt and black pepper

Recipe Directions for Sweet potato and lentil soup

  1. 1. Peel and roughly chop the onions and sweet potatoes - can be chunky.

  2. 2. Combine with the stock or water, lentils, garlic, cumin, cayenne and turmeric in a pot.

  3. 3. Cover and bring to the boil. Simmer until the potatoes and lentils are cooked - about 20-30 minutes.

  4. 4. Puree the soup, adding in the coriander and the juice of the lemon. Add salt and pepper to taste (lots of pepper for me).

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 402.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
184
Calories from Fat
4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.5g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Potassium
385mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
36.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
8.9g
Vitamin A 253% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 6% Iron 7%
* 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
95% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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