Red Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 86.7
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 501.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g

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This makes 10 x 1 cup servings This makes 10 x 1 cup servings
Number of Servings: 10


    1 cup red lentils, washed & rinced
    1.5 tbls olive oil
    2 large onions, chopped finely
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    2 tsp ground cumin
    2 tsp ground coriander
    2 tsp garam masala
    4 cups vegetable broth, low sodium, reduced fat
    2 cans sweet corn nibblets
    5 cups water
    salt & pepper to taste


1. Rinse the red lentils in cold water. Drain the lentils well and put to one side.
2. Heat the oil in a large non-stick saucepan and fry onion and garlic gently until soft but not browned.
3. Stir in the cumin, coriander, garam masala, tomato paste and 8 tablespoons of the broth. Mix well and simmer gently for 2 minutes.
4. Add the lentils an dpour in the remianing stock and water. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour until the lentils are tender and the soup thickened. Stir in the corn and heat through for 5 minutes. Season well.
5. Ladle into warmed soup bowls and top each with a spoonful of yogurt and a spinkling of parsley (if desired).

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user 1888MICHELLE.

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