Red Lentil Soup With Lemon Recipe

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Red Lentil Soup With Lemon
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  1. In a large pot, heat oil over high heat until hot
  2. Add onion and garlic and saute until golden, about 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomato paste, cumin, salt, pepper and chili powder or cayenne pepper, saute 2 more minutes
  4. Add broth, water, lentils, and carrots.
  5. Bring to a simmer, partially cover pot
  6. Simmer at medium-low until lentils are soft, about 30 minutes.
  7. Puree half the soup using an immersion or regular blender and then add it back to the pot. The soup will not be completely smooth.
  8. Stir in lemon juice and cilantro, reheat if necessary before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 306.56 Kcal (1284 kJ)
Calories from fat 100.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.13g 17%
Sodium 1016.51mg 42%
Potassium 828.81mg 18%
Total Carbs 36.24g 12%
Sugars 4.09g 16%
Dietary Fiber 16.7g 67%
Protein 13.48g 27%
Vitamin C 27.4mg 46%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 6%
Iron 4.4mg 25%
Calcium 79.3mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 63.67 Kcal (267 kJ)
Calories from fat 20.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.31g 17%
Sodium 211.13mg 42%
Potassium 172.14mg 18%
Total Carbs 7.53g 12%
Sugars 0.85g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3.47g 67%
Protein 2.8g 27%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 46%
Iron 0.9mg 25%
Calcium 16.5mg 8%

* 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

  • 6.3
  • 7

Good Points

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

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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