Lentils are a fantastic source of protein, fibre,and iron. They also help stabilize blood sugar and reduce cholesterol. Did I mention that they are also a very budget friendly food? With two boys who are heading towards the teen years, I need all the help I can get!

Easy Lentil Soup

Course: Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Vegan
Keyword: Comfort Food, Easy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 187kcal
Looking for something protein packed & delicious? Look no further! This lentil soup is so tasty and went together in about 30 minutes!
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Ingredients

  • 1 medium cooking onion diced
  • 2 medium carrots diced
  • 2 ribs celery diced
  • 2 cups red lentils rinsed & drained
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 19 oz can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tbsp sea salt
  • 6 cups veggie or chicken broth

Instructions

  • Dice and sauté onion, carrots and celery. Add 2 c red lentils, rinsed & drained. Sauté for a minute with 2 cloves of minced garlic. Add one large can diced tomatoes, 1 tbsp curry powder, 1/2 tbsp sea salt and 6 c chicken or veggie broth. Simmer for 25 and blend with a hand held immersion blender. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 459mg | Potassium: 537mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2618IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 4mg