California Country Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 135.0
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 52.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 5.1 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    1 onion, chopped
    1/4 cup olive oil
    2 carrots, diced
    2 stalks celery, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 teaspoon dried oregano
    1 bay leaf
    1 teaspoon dried basil
    1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed
    2 cups dry lentils
    8 cups water
    1/2 cup spinach, rinsed and
    thinly sliced
    2 tablespoons vinegar
    salt to taste
    ground black pepper to taste


1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery; cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in garlic, bay leaf, oregano, and basil; cook for 2 minutes.
2. Stir in lentils, and add water and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 1 hour. When ready to serve stir in spinach, and cook until it wilts. Stir in vinegar, and season to taste with salt and pepper, and more vinegar if desired.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BEINTHEMOMENT.