Recipe Details

VEGETABLE LENTIL SOUP

VEGETABLE LENTIL SOUP

08 Jul 2019 127 Views

Hearty lentil soup, chock full of veggies and is very yummy. It is healthy, filling, super economical, versatile and it’s seriously good.


Method

  1. In a medium soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery; cook and stir until onion is tender.
  2.  Stir in garlic, bay leaf, oregano, and basil; cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in lentils, and add water and tomatoes.
  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and cook for sometime till lentil is cooked, or you can even pressure cook it.
  5. Using a stick blender, use 2-3 quick whizzes to thicken the soup.
  6.  When ready to serve stir in spinach, and cook until it wilts. Stir in lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve hot.

Ingredients

  • Red lentil – 30 gms
  • Onion – 20 gms,chopped
  • Carrot – 20 gms, chopped
  • Celery – ½ stalk, chopped
  • Tomatoes – 30 gms, chopped
  • Spinach – 3-4 leaves, rinsed and sliced thinly
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Garlic – 1 clove, minced
  • Dried Oregano – ¼ tsp
  • Bay leaf – ½
  • Water – 3 -4 cups
  • Lemon juice – ½ tsp
  • Pepper powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste


Nutritive Value

  • ENERGY: 175 kcals
  • PROTEIN : 7.5 gms
  • CARBOHYDRATES: 22.5 gms
  • FATS: 5.7 gms