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Low-Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies

Low-Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies by 2sistersrecipes.com

Low-Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies is made with onions, garlic, carrots, celery, tomatoes, chicken stock, fresh herbs, and dry lentils. A luscious lentil soup that’s hearty and filling. This is one of our mom’s simple, easy, and DELICIOUS soups she enjoys making weekly for our sweet Dad.

It’s a little chilly here in New York, and with all the rain we are getting lately, making this soup as the first soup to start the Fall – is perfect!  It’s not a secret that most of our moms soups have similar ingredients in them including fresh vegetables, and fresh herbs!

Low Fat Lentil Soupswith Veggies by 2sistersrecipes.com

 

She usually makes her soups with only water, but we prefer to add some organic chicken broth and even vegetable broth to add a little more flavor to her soups.

Lentils are – in my opinion, under-rated and really should be added onto every ones weekly shopping list.  Simply because lentils are very healthy for you, and they keep you feeling full longer.

They contain plenty of vitamins, antioxidants, and are very high in fiber!  Low-Fat Lentils are in deed low-fat!  Plus,  they come in a variety of colors and have an earthy flavor to them.  We use lentils often to make soups, and occasionally add them into our salads as well.

Low Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies by 2sistersrecipes.com

Low-Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies is really great to serve for lunch or dinner.  It happens to be one of our favorite soups and one we enjoy all winter long!

We hope to inspire you to make healthy soups this Fall and Winter too!  Serve with some grated Parmesan cheese at the table.  Parmesan cheese always makes everything taste more luscious and creamy.

Enjoy!

Also try our:

Lentil Spinach Soup

Lentil Salad with Sweet Peppers 

Low-Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies
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Serves: 6 to 8
 
Low-Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies is easy, delicious and healthy to serve the whole family! Dish up a bowl of lentils is a bowl of health!
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. of dried Lentils
  • 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 2 sprigs of fresh Thyme
  • ½ cup fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 1 large ripe Tomato, chopped
  • 2 (32-ounce) cartons low-sodium chicken stock or vegetable
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • grated Parmesan cheese, for serving
Instructions
  1. Rinse the lentils in cold water. Drain.
  2. In a large sauce pot, heat olive oil on medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for a 2 minutes, until the onions are translucent. Add all the rest of ingredients.
  3. Bring to boil. Cover, and simmer on low heat for about 20 minutes, or until lentils are tender.
  4. Taste and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  5. Ladle soup into individual soup bowls. Serve with some grated Parmesan cheese on top! Enjoy!
  6. Serves 6 to 8

Low-Fat Lentil Soup with Veggies by 2sistersrecipes.com

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Helene
    September 8, 2011 at 1:21 pm

    Thanks that sounds like a great recipe. I love lentil soups.

  • Reply
    Inside a British Mum's Kitchen
    September 8, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    LOVE lentil soup and with the cooler weather – this is perfect!
    Mary

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    Val
    September 8, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    Such a great recipe for the fall! Warm and cozy!

  • Reply
    Kitchen Belleicious
    September 9, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    delicious and comforting. Such a fan of lentil soup

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