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Mediterranean Lentil Soup

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This is very easy to prepare and healthy to eat lentil soup. Try it yourself!
  Orange/Red lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped carrot 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Water 10 Cup (160 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a large pot add 10 cups of water, lentils, rice and 1 tsp salt, cook on low heat for 40 minutes. In a saucepan on medium heat, add the olive oil and onions and brown the onions for 5 minutes. Next, add the carrots to the onions and cook for another 3 minutes. Add the onion carrot mix to the soup pot, add the 1 tsp salt, turmeric, cumin, coriander and black pepper and let cook for another 15 minutes. Serve soup with parsley on top and a few squeezes of lemon juice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Are you fond of lentil soup? Here is a very simple, flavorful Mediterranean Lentil soup video for you. This video is very well explained with great serving suggestions and information about this healthy. Try out this fantastic soup on a cold winter day and feel the warmth!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 296 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.8%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1023.7 mg42.7%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.5%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 4 g7.5%

Vitamin A 228.7% Vitamin C 61.1%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mediterranean Lentil Soup Recipe Video