Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Red Lentil Soup Recipe

How To Make Red Lentil Soup

Inject some Middle Eastern-inspired flavors to your meal with this red lentil soup. Apart from the lentils, it has carrots, turmeric, spinach, & parsley.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1medium onion,diced
  • 2medium carrots,diced
  • 2clovesgarlic,finely chopped
  • 16ozlentils
  • 8cupschicken broth,or vegetable broth
  • 1tspturmeric
  • tspground cumin
  • ¼cupparsley,flat-leaf, freshly chopped
  • 2cupsbaby spinach
  • ½lemon,juiced

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, add the onions and carrots and saute for about 5 to 6 minutes, until soft stirring.

  2. Add the chopped garlic, turmeric and cumin and continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes more.

  3. Stir in the lentils, add the broth and bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook covered on low for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally until thickened. Remove from heat.

  4. Toss in parsley, spinach and stir in lemon juice and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 318.72kcal
  • Fat: 5.36g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.12g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.36g
  • Fiber: 7.09g
  • Sugar: 6.39g
  • Protein: 20.63g
  • Cholesterol: 7.20mg
  • Sodium: 361.70mg
  • Calcium: 46.91mg
  • Potassium: 751.93mg
  • Iron: 4.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 150.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.33mg
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