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Gingery Lentil Soup

This soup recipe is sure to heal what ails you. Consider it Chicken Soup 2.0.

Health MARCH 2004

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
  • Cook time:35 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, plus enough water to equal 4 cups
  • 1 cup brown lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained

Preparation

1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add carrot and onion; cover and cook 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in ginger and garlic; cook 1 minute. Add curry, salt, and pepper; cook 30 seconds.

2. Stir in diluted broth and lentils; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20 to 25 minutes or until lentils are tender. Stir in tomatoes; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Divide soup evenly among 4 bowls.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 253
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 17g
  • Carbohydrate: 42g
  • Fiber: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Sodium: 615mg
  • Calcium: 66mg
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