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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 243.9
  • Total Fat: 8.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 235.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.8 g
  • Protein: 8.8 g

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Rustic Tomato Lentil Soup


Rustic Tomato Lentil Soup

Introduction

Cooked lentils are high in calcium, potassium, zinc, and iron.

Cooked lentils are high in calcium, potassium, zinc, and iron.


Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    as much garlic as you can stand, minced

    1 medium onion, diced

    3 medium carrots, diced

    2 tbsp olive oil

    2 stalks celery, chopped

    6 cups vegetable stock

    1 28-oz can diced tomatoes, including juice or 5-8 diced fresh tomatoes + 1/4 cup water

    2 cups cooked or canned lentils

    pepper (to taste)

    cayenne pepper (to taste)

    1 cup dry pasta (any short kind)




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Directions

In a large soup pot, sauté garlic, onions, and carrots in oil on medium-high heat until the onions are translucent. Add the celery, stock, tomatoes, lentils, pepper, and cayenne and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes or until carrots are tender. Add pasta and simmer to 10 more minutes before serving.

Makes 4 servings.


Reprinted with permission from HOW IT ALL VEGAN! by Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer, Arsenal Pulp Press.







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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Excellent recipe, we loved it! We added some yellow squash and zucchini and that added some nice flavor, too. - 3/15/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was good, but I think far more than 4 servings, I'm logging as if it were 8 - so I'm putting in .5 servings. I will be saving this to make again. I used orzo pasta which went very well. - 3/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This soup is delicious and so low in calories that I can really fill up on it and not feel guilty at all. The only thing is that the serving sizes do not seem to be very accurate. I added an extra 3/4 cup pasta, and ended up with fifteen, one cup servings that were 160 something calories each. - 9/17/07

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I also used dry lentils, and added more liquid (vege boullion). It made a huge batch. Way more than 4 servings, which was just fine with us! I added fresh parsley, otherwise made it just the way it was written. My husband really liked the flavor. Thanks for the recipe! - 3/10/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty and incredibly filling. I used 1 cup of dry lentils instead of two cups of canned lentils because that's what I had around. The cooking time was the same, although I did have to add more liquid to get the consistency right. - 9/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was absolutely wonderful, except for me getting a little carried away with the cayenne. :) When we heat up the leftovers I think I'll add a few fresh basil leaves. Made 6 servings of 1 1/2 cups. - 3/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this for dinner tonight and it was so good... My whole family enjoyed it. It was so easy as well... I do have to say the pasta took longer than 10 minuts though. Yummo! - 3/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was so easy and scrumptious. I made it put it in the fridge and had it through out the week for my meals. I will definitely make this one again - 10/19/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I LOVED this soup! We made the veggies crisp/tender and this soup rocks! The flavor is robust and it really sticks with you, given the pretty big serving. - 10/9/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I left out the pasta and blended it, mmm yummy! - 9/13/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We have made this twice now. I also used dry lentils and it tastes even better the next day - 3/11/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great flavor! I also used dry lentils. Found that it was best to increase amount of vegetable stock by about 3 cups to keep dry lentils from soaking it all up, otherwise it ends up being too thick...like stew. If you want it to be more like soup be sure to add the extra liquid. - 3/10/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    OMG! this was fantastic! i love spicy food so added heaps of cayenne pepper and it is delish!!! so hearty and great to curl up on the couch with a cup of and listen to the rain! YUMMY! - 3/12/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Thank you for sharing this recipe. My family and I love the soup-that is including a picky 3 and 6 year old!!! It is perfect and delicious! - 3/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty and zippy! I cut down on the sodium content by not using canned lentils; I cooked dry lentils instead. - 3/8/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I wish I had read the last few postings and used dry lentils. Cooking them took unnecessary time, since the soup has to cook long enough for the carrots and later the pasta. But the recipe does work! - 3/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was wonderful - very easy to make - but watch out for Cayenne pepper - I was not familiar with it and added 1 tsp -- way too much! I'll add about 1/4 tsp next time and maybe some green veggies - green beans, squash, etc. - 9/15/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This soup is delicious. It freezes well, too. - 3/29/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really enjoyed this. I cooked dry lentils separately, left out the pasta, and also added additional seasonings. Not sure my DH liked it, though. He didn't comment on it at all. But I'll make it again, experimenting with it some more. - 3/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really good. Used fresh tomatoes and it turned out very yummy. Will keep this recipe handy for future use. - 3/23/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I think its delicious! - 3/11/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent. My husband said it smelled very good when he came into the house. I made it because it is vegetarian, but he is going to have some sort of meat with hs.
    I will be saving this recipe and making it again. - 3/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow! I was really pleased with this recipe. - 3/5/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Nice soup Very Peppery :) - 3/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was so good.Thanks for the recipe. - 2/13/09

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