Lentil Soup
Recipes on on December 26 2014 by Cassidy Stockton

Lentil Soup

Woohoo! You made it. Christmas was, we hope, a complete success and brought joy to you and your family. Now it's time to relax. You have exactly one week left of 2014, and it's time to coast into the New Year. We offer our humble, one-pot lentil soup as a wonderfully easy, nutritious, and satisfying dinner plan for tonight. It's absolutely delicious and fast to put together. Lentils are incredibly nutritious, making this soup a nice break from the excess of the last few weeks. If you want a little more from this soup, try adding shredded chicken, cooked farro, or long grain brown rice to make it a little heartier. Serve with crusty bread for a meal that is sure to satisfy and warm everyone to their toes.

Lentil Soup

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 35-40 minutes | Yield: 8 servings
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup diced Onion (about 1 medium)
  • 1/2 cup diced Carrot (about 1 large)
  • 1/2 cup diced Celery (about 2 stalks)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 1/2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Brown Lentils
  • 15 oz canned Diced Tomatoes with Juice
  • 8 cups Vegetable Broth
  • 1/2 tsp ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground Coriander
  • 1/4 tsp ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground Cardamom
Step 1 Heat oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add diced onion, carrot, celery, and salt.  Sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Step 2 Sort and rinse lentils then add to pot along with tomatoes with juice, vegetable broth, and spices. Cover, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer until lentils are tender, about 35-40 minutes.

8 Comments

  1. John Curnutt
    veg soup recipe
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    1. Jennifer Young
      Please provide nutritional values for your recipes. How much protein per serving, fiber, etc., would be very helpful.
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      1. Cassidy Stockton
        Thank you for the suggestion. As I have time, I will try to add nutritional info for each recipe.
        Reply
  2. Carmela Weiss
    I love your oatmeal !
    Thank you.
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  3. EHF
    It's easy to check nutritional content for any recipe at MyFitnessPal.com. Per serving, this has 102 calories, 4 grams fat, 3 grams fiber, 4 grams protein, 13 grams carbs.
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    1. Cassidy Stockton
      Thanks EHF for the tip! We're trying to add this info for new recipes.
      Reply
  4. Juliet Dowling
    I’m just looking for calorie information.
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  5. Sarah James
    I made this again and I forgot that the first time I realize that it’s too many lentils for the amount of liquid it doesn’t really make it soupy it’s more like cooked lentils so I added more water and I’ll be having the soup for weeks now but it is good!
    Reply

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