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Hearty Lentil Soup

Hearty Lentil Soup

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    40 m
  • Ready In

    55 m
Judith Webster

Judith Webster

This is a rich, satisfying vegetarian soup, wonderful for cold winter nights. Serve a loaf of warm, crusty bread on the side and you have a wonderful meal.

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  • Calories:
  • 395 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.2g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 16.9 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 552 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and mix in the onions, carrot, parsnip, celery, potato, and leek. Stir over a medium heat.
  2. Place lentils, tomatoes, stock, bay leaves, a splash of the soy and Worcestershire sauces and wine in the saucepan. Stir and bring the mixture to a boil. Cover and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the lentils are cooked.
  3. Remove the bay leaves from the soup. Stir in the cilantro and serve.
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Reviews

JILL.LANSMAN
45

JILL.LANSMAN

12/21/2003

Just what you need for a cold night! Warm, hearty. One change - I did not put it in the blender - I kept it as a chunky stew. Fabulous! Made the work easier too. I made it a week ago and we are still eating the leftovers. And I don't eat leftovers - so that should say something!

ALLEYCAT27
29

ALLEYCAT27

11/10/2006

This was absolutely delicous! It was comfot food and I felt so good about eating it, knowing how healthy it was! I substituted corn oil, 1 large onion, 2 real tomatoes diced, chicken stock, cooking wine, 1/4 bunch of cilantro. I also omitted the parsnip because they dont have them at the supermarket. Other than that I followed the recipe to the letter and it came out so great. I served half as a soup (using most of the liquid). And the next day I served it with brown rice like rice-and-beans. Any vegetarian will be like "yumskers!"

Allison
25

Allison

12/21/2003

Excellent soup for those chilly nights. This soup has a wonderful flavor and is easy to make. My only change was that I increased the amounts of vegetable stock, wine, and Worcestershire as the lentils soaked up a lot of the broth.

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