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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 110.8
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 723.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

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Lentil and Spinach Vegetable Soup

Submitted by: LOSINGCHRISSIE

Introduction

Vegetarian lentil soup is low in fat, but high in fiber, protein and flavor! This vegetarian and vegan lentil soup recipe calls for lots of healthy vegetables, including spinach, so it really is a balanced vegetarian meal in itself. (From About.com) Vegetarian lentil soup is low in fat, but high in fiber, protein and flavor! This vegetarian and vegan lentil soup recipe calls for lots of healthy vegetables, including spinach, so it really is a balanced vegetarian meal in itself. (From About.com)
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    2 tbsp olive or vegetable oil
    2 stalks celery, chopped
    3 carrots, chopped
    1 onion, diced
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    3 bay leaves
    8 cups water or vegetable broth
    1 3/4 cups green lentils
    2 potatoes, chopped
    1 bunch spinach, chopped
    1 tsp salt
    3 tbsp red wine vinegar

Directions

In a large soup or stock pot, cook the celery, carrots, onion and garlic in oil until soft, about 10-12 minutes.
Add water or vegetable broth, bay leaves and lentils. Simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes.

Add potatoes and cook for 10 more minutes, then add spinach and cook for another minute or two, just until spinach is wilted.

Remove from heat and add salt and red wine vinegar, stirring to combine.

Makes 10 1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOSINGCHRISSIE.






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  • Yummy! I didn't have all the veggies though, and it would be better and chunkier with them I'm sure! - 2/4/10

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