Lentil Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 4
Lentil Soup
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Ingredients


2 clove(s) Garlic
1 medium White onion (minced)
2 large Carrots (chopped)
2 medium stalk(s) Celery (chopped)
1 1/2 cup Red lentils, raw (or green lentils)
8 cup Water (or broth)
1 tsp, ground Thyme, dried
1 tsp Salt

Instructions


1. Combine first 6 ingredients and bring to boil.

2. Add seasonings.

3. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, partially covered, until lentils are soft.

4. Green lentils need about 45 minutes to 1 hour, while red lentils only need 20-30 minutes.

5. Puree half of the soup in the blender if you prefer a creamy soup.

Notes:

Lentils

are an important source of plant-based protein for vegetarians and vegans,

protein is important to rebuild muscle and maintain cellular structure


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 277
Calories from fat 15.8
Calories from saturated fat 2.8
Total Fat 1.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 666 mg
Potassium 669 mg
Total Carbohydrate 52 g
Dietary Fiber 9.9 g
Sugars 5.0 g
Protein 17.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 1.4
Vegetables 3.3

Energy sources


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