Slow Cooker Lentil Rice Soup

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"I know a busy schedule is just the way of life nowadays, so here is a quick slow cooker soup that's super easy and yummy too! Rice, lentils and mixed veggies seasoned with garlic, salt and pepper."

Ingredients

7 h 20 m servings 261 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 261 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.6g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 12.2 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 699 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Place the lentils, rice, carrots, celery, onion, water, broth, garlic powder, ground black pepper and salt in a slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours. Stir in the mushrooms 1 hour before serving.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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I prefer to soak the lentils in water overnight and set the crockpot on high for aobut half of the cook time. (We like them very soft.) Also, try part wild rice in this recipe--it adds lots of ...

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Okay...call it morbid curiosity, but I came across this recipe and just had to try it because of all the bad reviews. Is it really that bad?!?! Well, no. The ratio of water to lentil/rice is ...

Okay...call it morbid curiosity, but I came across this recipe and just had to try it because of all the bad reviews. Is it really that bad?!?! Well, no. The ratio of water to lentil/rice is ...

I followed suggestions of previous reviewers. I soaked the lentils for 14 hours. I used 1 cup of rice and 1 cup of lentils. I used 2 cups vegetable broth and 7 cups of water. I used about 3/4 ts...

I prefer to soak the lentils in water overnight and set the crockpot on high for aobut half of the cook time. (We like them very soft.) Also, try part wild rice in this recipe--it adds lots of ...

I made this recipe without looking at the reviews first. I was very surprised to come home and find all the water had been absorbed! I believe this recipe has a misprint; the dry lentils and r...

Others complained about it being to dry and more of a lump than a soup---they were right. I added extra water and vegetable broth to try and make it more of a soup and soaked my lentils before ...

I make something very similar to this but I do find that I have to periodically add water. I use 1 cup lentils, and 1 cup brown rice and 4-6 cups water. It's also good with cumin, chili powder...

Well...I also did not read the reviews before I made this "soup". I basically ended up with a gigantic pot full of some sort of pilaf even though I added 2 extra cups of water. Thankfully I wa...

Something must be wrong with the ingredient measurements in this recipe. It calls for 7 hours of slow cooker time but by 3 hours it was a sodden dryed out mass of oatmeal like stuff. Maybe too...

I can't say anything that hasn't already been said about this recipe. It should be taken off the site.