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Best Red Lentil Soup To Warm You Up This Winter

This creamy red lentil soup, prepared Greek-style, will surprise your taste buds in the best way possible! Red lentils, combined with onions, garlic, and sweet carrots in a tomato-based broth.
Servings 4 People
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Wash and strain 1 cup of red lentils.
  • Heat the pot pan on medium flame.
  • Add2 tbsp of olive oil and 2 tbsp of butter to the pan and let the butter melt into the oil.
  • Add 1 medium size chopped onion and 3 cloves of sliced garlic and cook until it becomes translucent.
  • Now add 1 big size of thinly sliced potato and 1 big size of a thinly sliced carrot and cook for 6-8 minutes.
  • Add 1 medium size of chopped tomato and cook more for a few minutes.
  • Add ½ tsp of salt, ½ tsp of black pepper, ½ tsp of red chili powder, ½ tsp of cumin powder, ½ tsp of turmeric powder, and well.
  • Add 1 cup of red lentils and again mix it thoroughly.
  • Add 4 cups of vegetable stock and bring it to boil (you can add more stock if you need it).
  • Partially cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes over low heat.
  • Now blend the soup with a blender until smooth
  • Add 2 tbsp of lemon juice and mix well
  • Now serve this hot and healthy soup with some crackers and enjoy the winters.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Best Red Lentil Soup To Warm You Up This Winter
Amount per Serving
Calories
251
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
7
g
11
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Cholesterol
 
15
mg
5
%
Sodium
 
1354
mg
59
%
Potassium
 
583
mg
17
%
Carbohydrates
 
36
g
12
%
Fiber
 
15
g
63
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
13
g
26
%
Vitamin A
 
1087
IU
22
%
Vitamin C
 
12
mg
15
%
Calcium
 
48
mg
5
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.