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Lentil Soup

Servings 6 servings
Calories 380kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • ½ cup carrot chopped
  • ½ cup celery chopped
  • 2 tsp salt kosher coarse
  • 1 lb lentils
  • 1 cup tomato
  • ½ tsp coriander seed
  • ½ tsp cumin seed
  • ¼ tsp cardamom ground
  • ¼ tsp black pepper ground
  • 2 quart chicken broth low salt

Instructions

  • Place the olive oil into a large 6-quart Dutch oven and set over medium heat.
  • Once hot, add the onion, carrot, celery and salt and sweat until the onions are translucent, approximately 6 to 7 minutes.
  • Add the lentils, tomatoes, broth, coriander, cumin and cardamon/pepper and stir to combine.
  • Increase the heat to high and bring just to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook at a low simmer until the lentils are tender, approximately 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Using a stick blender, puree to your preferred consistency.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving (478 g)
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1.5g9%
Sodium 760mg33%
Potassium 1170mg33%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 24g100%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 27g54%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.