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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.1
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 9.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.1 g
  • Protein: 10.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Apricot Lentil Soup - 1 serving = approx. 1 cup calories by ingredient
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Apricot Lentil Soup - 1 serving = approx. 1 cup

Submitted by: SUPERSNAZZ

Introduction

This soup is an excellent source of protein and fiber. You can make it with stock, but I chose to use water to make it a low-sodium recipe.

The best way to purée the soup is to use an immersion blender. A regular blender will do, but hold the lid down with a tea towel and don't fill the blender all the way. The hot soup will cause the lid to pop a bit!

Depending on how long you let the soup simmer, this recipe yields about 8 cups of soup. I ran the nutrition based on a serving size of 1 cup.
This soup is an excellent source of protein and fiber. You can make it with stock, but I chose to use water to make it a low-sodium recipe.

The best way to purée the soup is to use an immersion blender. A regular blender will do, but hold the lid down with a tea towel and don't fill the blender all the way. The hot soup will cause the lid to pop a bit!

Depending on how long you let the soup simmer, this recipe yields about 8 cups of soup. I ran the nutrition based on a serving size of 1 cup.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 cup chopped onion
    1/3 cup diced dried apricots (approximately 10 dried apricots)
    2 cloves garlic, diced
    1½ cups dried red lentils, washed
    2 tomatoes, diced
    ½ teaspoon cumin
    ½ teaspoon dried thyme
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    2 tablespoons honey
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Sauté the onion, garlic and diced apricot in olive oil until cooked.
2. Add lentils and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for approximately 30 minutes.
3. Add the tomatoes, cumin, thyme, honey, and pepper to taste. Simmer for approximately 10 minutes more.
4. Add lemon juice.
5. Purée soup.

*Makes approximately 8 1-cup servings, depending on how long you simmer the soup.

Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUPERSNAZZ.






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