Easy Lentil-Celery Soup

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 1 h 6
Easy Lentil-Celery Soup
Health Highlights
Hearty lentil soup, chock full of veggies, and very yummy. Serve with warm cornbread.

Ingredients


1 cup chopped Carrots
2 medium Yellow onion (sliced)
2 medium stalk(s) Celery
2 medium Tomato
1 dash Cayenne pepper
2 clove(s) Garlic
1/2 tsp Herbes de provence
3 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 tsp Rosemary, fresh
1 tsp Salt
2 medium potato Sweet potato
2 1/2 cup Pink lentils, raw

Instructions


1. In a food processor place the onions, celery, carrots, garlic, tomatoes and rosemary. Mix for a few seconds.

2. Place this mix of vegetables in a pot of water with lentils and the rest of the ingredients.

3. Cook at very low temperature for 1 hr. Mix the soup a few times while cooking.

4. Sweet potatoes should be mashed after 45 minutes cooking, if not mash them with a fork.

 

Notes:

*This recipe can also be used with brown lentils but these need to be soaked overnight.


Lentils

are an important source of plant-based protein and are high in fiber which is SO important for digestion


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 379
Calories from fat 82
Calories from saturated fat 13.1
Total Fat 9.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 435 mg
Potassium 928 mg
Total Carbohydrate 59 g
Dietary Fiber 13.0 g
Sugars 6.2 g
Protein 22 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 1.5
Vegetables 4.3

Energy sources


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