Red Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 288.2
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 9.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.4 g
  • Protein: 14.0 g

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A tasty middle-eastern inspired quick soup A tasty middle-eastern inspired quick soup
Number of Servings: 4


    1 c red lentils, rinsed
    4 c water
    1 tsp salt

    3 tbsp olive oil
    1/2 c. onion
    3 cloves garlic, diced fine
    1 jalapeno pepper, seeds and ribs removed, diced very fine
    1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and diced fine

    2 tbsp cumin
    2 tbsp coriander
    1 tsp cayenne
    1 tbsp turmeric

    lemon wedges


Cook lentils in water at a slow boil for about 30 min until soft and water is thickened.

Meanwhile, saute ginger, onion, and jalapeno in olive oil until soft and golden brown, about 15 min. Add spices and cook 30 seconds more. Add to lentils.

Serve in bowls with lemon wedges. The lemon really perks up all the flavors.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VOXANGELUS.

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