Healthy lentil soup recipe 


It’s healthy, high in protein, low in fat, vegetarian and delicious. The lentils are meaty and substantial enough, filled with healthy fiber and vitamins, to fill you up. I add layers of flavors to create this wonderful warm healthy soup. Perfect for winter, especially if one of your goals is to slim down.

Ingredients:

2 cups green lentils, split blend
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 chicken bouillon cube
1 can diced tomatoes
1 onion, diced
3 small carrots, diced
1 tablespoon Apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon cinnamon sugar
1 dried bay leaf
1 teaspoon cumin/cardamom powder
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon salt and pepper
6 cups filtered water

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a medium soup pot over medium heat. Add diced onions, carrots, cumin/cardamom and curry powder. Heat until onions become translucent, about 7 minutes.
  2. Stir in washed lentils. Add tomatoes, water and remaining spices.
  3. Simmer for half an hour on low heat, covered. Lastly, stir in apple cider vinegar, let rest for 10 minutes off of heat, covered, and serve.

 

Washing green lentils. Photography by Serena Alibhai

 

Carrots, onion and canned tomatoes.

 

Cook to combine flavors. Photography by Serena Alibhai

 

Homemade lentil soup. Photography by Serena Alibhai

 

You can even put an egg on it if you want.

 

What’s your favourite healthy homemade soup?

xxSerena

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10 thoughts on “Healthy lentil soup recipe ”

  1. Wowie wow ! Nice recipe- I am trying to lose weight but have a sweet tooth that is even more difficult to lose- so this soup should be perfect to curb my sweet cravings. Going to make it and hope to take it to work too. Thank you.

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