Lentil Vegetable Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 196.3
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,973.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

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Heart healthy, lots of soluble fiber, low cal, and yummy to boot!
*Adapted from a Good Housekeeping recipe
Heart healthy, lots of soluble fiber, low cal, and yummy to boot!
*Adapted from a Good Housekeeping recipe

Number of Servings: 4


    1 tbsp. olive oil
    4 med. carrots, chopped
    1 small onion, chopped
    1 tbsp. chopped garlic
    1 tsp. ground cumin
    1 can Hunts Diced Tomatoes w/ basil, garlic &
    1 can vegetable broth
    1 cup dried lentils
    5 oz frozen spinach (if using fresh, add at the end of cooking time.)
    seasoning salt
    lemon pepper
    1/8 cup rice vinegar (more or less to taste)


In a large saucepan, saute carrots and onion in olive oil 6-8 minutes until tender, adding the garlic for the last minute. Stir in the ground cumin and cook one minute more.
Add all other ingredients (except FRESH spinach) and 2.5 cups of water, cover and bring to a boil on high. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered for 10 minutes or until lentils are tender.
Stir in fresh spinach at end of cooking time.

Makes 4 main dish servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOM2BKCS.

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  • I have this on the stove right now and I think it's good! I did not add the vinegar because of the prior review, but will add a little in my bowl when I serve myself just to see how it tastes without putting it in the whole pot. I will make again! - 9/28/09

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  • Did not like this soup. Not sure what it was, the lemon pepper or rice vinegar, but just simply didn't have a good flavor. - 6/20/09

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