Lentil Soup (Fakes)

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 50 min 8
Lentil Soup (Fakes)
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2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Black pepper
454 gm Lentils, raw (any kind, though brown or black are best for this soup)
1 medium White onion
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
2 medium Carrots (sliced into rounds)
2 medium Tomato (grated on the large holes of a box grater)
1 tsp Tomato paste, canned
1 leaf Bay leaf
1 sprig Rosemary, fresh
1/3 cup Olive Oil, Extra Virgin


In a large pot, bring 8 cups water with, 1 tsp salt, to a boil. Stir in the lentils and simmer them until slightly hydrated, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain the lentils into a large colander and discard the cooking liquid.

In a large saucepan over medium heat, sauté the onion until golden and softened, 5 minutes. Stir in the lentils, garlic, carrots, grated tomato, tomato paste, bay leaf, rosemary, 1 tsp salt and pepper. Stir in 8 cups water, bring to a boil, and simmer until lentils are soft, 35 to 45 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 288
Calories from fat 89
Calories from saturated fat 13.6
Total Fat 9.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 616 mg
Potassium 673 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 7.3 g
Sugars 3.5 g
Protein 15.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.1
Vegetables 2.2

Energy sources