Lentil Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, sliced or chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups red and/or green lentils, well rinsed
  • 2 quarts water or broth
  • Pinch of thyme or any herbs of your choice
  • salt to taste

Directions

Combine first 6 ingredients and bring to a boil. Add seasonings. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, partially covered, until lentils are soft. Green lentils need about 45 minutes to 1 hour, while red lentils only need 20-30 minutes. Puree half of the soup in a blender if you prefer a creamy soup.

  • Ingredients8
  • Servings4
  • Calories286

Nutrients Per Serving

  • Calories: 286
  • Protein: 19 g
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrate: 51 g
  • Fiber: 24 g
  • Sodium: 51 mg
  • Potassium: 915 mg
  • Phosphorus: 354 mg

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