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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 139.8
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,214.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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GOLDEN LENTIL SOUP

Submitted by: THREEKITTYS

Introduction

This recipe was given to me by a nutritionist. I used low/no salt products. It was such a surprise. It was so good. I now love lentil soup.
She told us that lentils are great for your blood sugar, helping suppress rapid rises.
This recipe was given to me by a nutritionist. I used low/no salt products. It was such a surprise. It was so good. I now love lentil soup.
She told us that lentils are great for your blood sugar, helping suppress rapid rises.

Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients

    2 Tbs, olive oil
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 cup sliced or diced carrots
    1 cup chopped celery with leaves
    3 crushed garlic cloves
    8 cups fat-free, reduced sodium chicken broth
    2 cups dried yellow lentils
    4 tsps. ground cumin
    2 bay leaves
    2 tbs. tomato paste
    1 cup chopped parsley
    2 tbs. lemon juice
    1 (14 1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes

Directions

In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onions, carrots, celery and garlic until soft, about 5 minutes. Add broth, lentils, cumin, bay leaves and paste. Bring to a boil. Reduce hear; simmer until lentils are soft, 30 to 40 minutes. Add tomatoes during the last 10 minutes.
Add parsley, lemon juice, simmer 2 minutes. If using dried parsley, put in sooner. Serve in bowls.
Serves 8

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THREEKITTYS.






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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is very close to the recipe I made today. It is simple, easy and delicious - 8/17/09

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  • Very good recipe. I will make it again. - 2/27/13

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  • Fantastic! I used vegetable broth (low sodium) in place of the chicken broth since I'm doing a vegan diet, but it was absolutely delish! - 9/16/09

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  • My husband says this is really good! He says to make it again. I was worried about using so much parsley, but it works. Very good. - 3/10/09

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  • I am in love with lentil soup and this is an awsome recipe. I just cut the amount of cumin in half. - 3/5/09

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  • This is a yummy (& quicker) alternative to black beans or pintos. Made it last night! - 2/27/09

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