Curried Red Lentil Soup Recipe

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Curried Red Lentil Soup
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  1. In a 6-quart heavy bottom pot, heat the oil over medium heat.
  2. Stir in the onion, reduce the heat and cook for a few minutes without burning the onion.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger root, jalapeno, curry, cinnamon, cumin and bay leaves and cook, stirring for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add the lentils and broth; bring to a boil.
  5. Cover, reduce the heat and cook at a gentle boil for 45 minutes or until the lentils are cooked.
  6. Remove and discard the bay leaves.
  7. Stir in the cilantro, lemon juice and chutney.
  8. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  9. Just before serving, reheat the soup; If the soup is thicker than you like, thin it with more broth.
  10. Garnish the soup with dollops of sour cream or yogurt.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 236.33 Kcal (989 kJ)
Calories from fat 59.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.66g 10%
Cholesterol 4.43mg 1%
Sodium 1942.07mg 81%
Potassium 738.84mg 16%
Total Carbs 30.8g 10%
Sugars 3.35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 13.29g 53%
Protein 11.11g 22%
Vitamin C 31.3mg 52%
Iron 3.9mg 22%
Calcium 87.8mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 56.98 Kcal (239 kJ)
Calories from fat 14.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.61g 10%
Cholesterol 1.07mg 1%
Sodium 468.24mg 81%
Potassium 178.14mg 16%
Total Carbs 7.43g 10%
Sugars 0.81g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 53%
Protein 2.68g 22%
Vitamin C 7.6mg 52%
Iron 0.9mg 22%
Calcium 21.2mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.5
  • 5

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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