Vegetarian Lentil Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by nordan12

Makes 6 servings



I got this recipe from http://vegetarian.about.com/od/soupsstewsandchili/r/lentilsoup.htm The original recipe makes 4 servings, but I changed the serving size to be approximately a cup, making the calories lower and the recipe serve more people (if each has a smaller portion).

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Lentil Soup

1 tsp Vegetable Oil
1 Onion, diced
1 Carrot, sliced
4 cups Vegetable Broth
1 cup dry lentils
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp dried thyme
2 Bay Leaves
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp lemon juice

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, pepper, thyme, bay leaves and salt.

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

Categories

Appetizers, Main Dish, Side Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 225.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
158
Calories from Fat
19
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.1g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
906mg
38%
Potassium
507mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
22.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
10.4g
42%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
11.8g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 3% Iron 16%
* 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
  • Very high in sodium
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