Red Lentil Soup Recipe
Red Lentil Soup Recipe
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    This red lentil soup recipe is comforting, healthy and surprisingly flavorful, partially thanks to a unexpected ingredient!

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
    • 1 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
    • 1/2 cup diced dried apricots
    • 4 cups chicken broth
    • 1 and 1/2 cups red lentils, rinsed
    • one 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes, drained
    • 1/2 cup quick cooking bulgur (I use Bob’s Red Mill)
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
    • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
    • 2-3 cups water

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 189 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.83%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.75%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 5 mg 1.67%
    • Sodium: 993 mg 41.36%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.36%
    • Potassium: 142 mg 4.06%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.92%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 32 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.45%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 25.87%
    • Vitamin C 6.62%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq