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Lentil Soup

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Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

Fiona Haynes
A cup of this warming and filling lentil soup makes a great lunch. Serve with some crusty whole grain bread and a side salad drizzled with your favorite low-fat or fat-free dressing.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 cup green/brown lentils, rinsed and sorted through
  • 1 15 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 3 cups fat-free, low sodium vegetable broth

Preparation:

Heat oil on medium heat in a Dutch oven. Gently sauté onions, celery and carrots until softened. Add curry powder and stir into vegetables. Add lentils, tomatoes and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes.

Serves 6

Per Serving: Calories 191, Calories from Fat 27, Total Fat 3.1g (sat 0.4g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 149mg, Carbohydrate 29.5g, Fiber 12.8g, Protein 11.4g

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