Mixed Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 179.4
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 809.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 11.2 g

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This is a hearty soup for a cold wintry day! This is a hearty soup for a cold wintry day!
Number of Servings: 10


    1/2 lb dried red lentils
    1/2 lb dried brown lentils
    1 medium onion
    1 large carrot
    1 stalk of celery
    1.5 Tbs. of extra virgin olive oil
    2 quarts of fat-free chicken broth
    1 cup of diced tomatoes
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    2 tsp of kosher salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1/4 tsp ground cardamon


Sort and rinse lentils.
Chop onion, celery and carrot very fine.
In 6 qt dutch oven put 1.5 T EVOO and heat over medium heat.
When hot add veggies and salt and stir until onions are translucent but not brown (about 6 minutes). Add chicken broth, lentils, tomatoes and spices. Bring to a boil over medium heat then reduce to a simmer and cook for about 45 minutes COVERED. You can puree some of the soup if you want a creamier consistency.

If you want to make this vegetarian - just use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.


Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PINKHOPE.