Vegetarian Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by violentdayzie

Makes 4 servings



Lentil soup is one of those recipes that should be in every cook's repertoire. Lentils are available in most grocery stores and are high in protein, healthy and very cheap. This vegetarian lentil soup recipe uses plenty of spices to perk up the soup. Enjoy this traditional and warming dish From: http://vegetarian.about.com/od/soupsstewsandchili/r/lentilsoup.htm Brown rice added, and vinegar substituted for lemon juice.

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Lentil Soup

1 tsp vegetable oil
1 onion, diced
1 carrot, sliced
4 cups vegetable broth
1 cup dry lentils
1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1 dash salt
1 tbsp white vinegar

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Lentil Soup

  1. In a large pot, sautee the onions and carrot in the vegetable oil for 3-5 minutes until onions turn clear.

  2. Add the vegetable broth, lentils, rice, pepper, thyme, 2 bay leaves and salt.

  3. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook until lentils are soft, about 45 minutes. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Categories

Beans, Herbs, Rice, Vegetables, Soup, Saute, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 359.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
322
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
818mg
34%
Potassium
822mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
52.0g
17%
Dietary Fiber
16.4g
66%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
19.5g
Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 6% Iron 27%
* 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 A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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