Lentil Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 3
Lentil Soup
Health Rating

Ingredients


1 cup sliced Carrots
2 tsp Coconut oil
1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
1 tsp Cumin
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tsp minced Ginger root
1 medium Lemon (cut into wedges for serving)
1/4 cup Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Paprika
3 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped, for garnish)
1 1/2 cup Red lentils, raw (rinsed)
1 tsp Turmeric, ground
4 cup Vegetable stock/broth, gluten-free
1 cup Water
1 medium Yellow onion (diced)

Instructions


1. Heat coconut oil in a stock pot, sauté onion and carrots until tender, approximately 8 minutes.

2. Add garlic, spices, salt and pepper, stir until fragrant. Add vegetable broth, water, and lentils – bring to a boil.

3. Lower heat and simmer until lentils are soft, about 20 minutes. Turn off heat.

4. With a hand blender, puree half of the soup. Stir in lemon juice, taste for salt and pepper.

5. Serve topped with parsley and a lemon wedge.

Serve and enjoy!

Notes:

Lentils

are an excellent source of plant based protein and fiber which may help to promote proper digestion!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 477
Calories from fat 42
Calories from saturated fat 55
Total Fat 4.7 g
Saturated Fat 6.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1578 mg
Potassium 1254 mg
Total Carbohydrate 79 g
Dietary Fiber 17.4 g
Sugars 6.0 g
Protein 29.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.5
Meat Alternative 1.9
Vegetables 3.7

Energy sources


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