Lentil Soup

Not only is this lentil soup recipe provides a good source of vegetarian protein, this hearty soup is sure to keep you warm on those cold winter nights.

With freshly chopped garlic, tender carrots, savory onions, and organic vegetable broth this wholesome recipe is an excellent addition to your weeknight meal rotation.

Lentil Soup Recipe
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Lentil Soup

This hearty lentil soup will keep you warm on winter nights. It's a good source of vegetarian protein and has only 179 calories per serving. Get the recipe.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword lentil soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 36 minutes
Total Time 46 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 167 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 medium onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots chopped
  • 1 lb. dry lentils sorted, rinsed
  • 6 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large, saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onions, garlic, and carrots; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until onions are soft.

  3. Add lentils and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, covered, at a gentle boil for 30 minutes, or until lentils are soft. (Add additional warm water if soup becomes too thick.)

  4. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 104mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 13g 52%
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.