Arabian Lentil & Rice Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170.0
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 830.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.0 g
  • Protein: 6.4 g

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Amazing combination of flavors. From Isa Chandra's "Appetite for Reduction." Amazing combination of flavors. From Isa Chandra's "Appetite for Reduction."
Number of Servings: 4


    Olive Oil, 2 tsp
    Onions, raw, 1 medium (2-1/2" dia) diced
    Garlic, 6 cloves chopped
    Dash of pepper
    Salt, 1 tsp
    *Ground Cumin seed, 1 tbsp
    *Ground Coriander leaf, dried, 1 tsp
    Carrots, raw, 1.5 cup,diced
    Red Lentils, 1 cup
    6 cups of Pacific Natural Foods Organic Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
    *Brown Rice, medium grain, .5 cup
    Lemon Zest
    1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice


Pre-heat 4-quart pot over medium heat. Saute the onions in the olive oil for about 4 minutes or until translucent. Add the garlic, pepper and salt. Saute for another minute. Add in the spices.

Add in the carrots, rice, lentils, zest and vegetable broth. Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and immer for about 40 minutes or until rice is cooked and lentils are creamy. Stir occasionally to prevent bottom from burning. Add lemon juice before serving. Taste for salt and seasonings. Makes 4 good-sized servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JANICEMC.

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  • Incredible!
    Made this last night after getting the cookbook for my birthday. Love all her recipes/cookbooks! - 6/6/12

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  • Incredible!
    This is one of my favorites from Appetite for Reduction too. :) - 5/1/12

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