Red Lentil Soup Recipe

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Red Lentil Soup
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  1. Heat oil in pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic, cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent (about 5 minutes).
  3. Add cumin & coriander; stir for about 30 seconds.
  4. Stir in 6 cups of vegetable stock, the lentils, carrots, celery leaves, and red pepper flakes.
  5. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are tender, about 30 minutes.
  7. Stir in remaining 2 cups of stock and lemon juice.
  8. Season to taste.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1052.02 Kcal (4405 kJ)
Calories from fat 35.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.99g 6%
Sodium 37200.56mg 1550%
Potassium 545.19mg 12%
Total Carbs 200.58g 67%
Sugars 3.58g 14%
Dietary Fiber 14.46g 58%
Protein 11.67g 23%
Vitamin C 9.4mg 16%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 5%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Calcium 46.2mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 298.21 Kcal (1249 kJ)
Calories from fat 10.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.13g 6%
Sodium 10544.94mg 1550%
Potassium 154.54mg 12%
Total Carbs 56.86g 67%
Sugars 1.01g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4.1g 58%
Protein 3.31g 23%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 16%
Iron 1mg 20%
Calcium 13.1mg 5%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 20.6
  • 23

Good Points

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

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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