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Easy Lentil Soup

Easy Lentil Soup

24 Ratings
24 Ratings
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Easy Lentil Soup
Makes: 10 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This wholesome lentil soup is simple yet satisfying. Using vegetable broth makes it a delicious vegetarian option. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or cooking oil
  • 1 large red, yellow, or white onion (chopped)
  • 3 carrots (finely diced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 cups lentils (1 pound, rinsed)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (14 1/2 ounce can)
  • 8 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth (2 quarts)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

1. Saute onions, carrots, red pepper flakes, and garlic in oil until soft.

2. Add tomatoes, bay leaf, salt and pepper and stir well.

3. Add rinsed lentils and broth and simmer until lentils are soft, about 30 minutes. Keep checking lentils until they are done.

4. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

Source:

Bronson Wellness Center

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 serving
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 202
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 353 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 54 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 730 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 202
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Minerals
Calcium 54 mg
Potassium 730 mg
Sodium 353 mg
Copper 411 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 49 mg
Phosphorus 272 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 162 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 9 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 8 mcg
Folate 205 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 47 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cups
Protein Foods 2 1/2 ounces

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