Lentil Vegetable Soup

School Of Nutrition Posted Nov 23, 2015 Future Fit Training


This soup is warm and comforting. And better still, it's only 194 calories!

Lentil Vegetable Soup

Ingredients (serves 4)

1 ½ cups red lentils

1 tsp. turmeric powder

1/2 tsp. sea salt

1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper      

1 Tbsp. cumin powder

1 heaped tsp. oregano

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 carrots, diced

2 celery sticks, diced

1 onion, diced

5 cups water

Sliced spring onions for garnish, optional

Directions

Clean lentils by discarding any moldy beans or small rocks, then rinse until the dirty water runs clear. In a clean bowl, add lentils and cover with filtered water; soak overnight.

Rinse and drain lentils. In a medium saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until lentils are tender. While the lentils are cooking, keep the saucepan partially covered and stir occasionally. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 194
Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 231mg
Carbohydrate 34g
Fibre 7g 
Sugar 2g
Protein 13g

 

Recipe courtesy of The Nutrition Twins.

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