Two-Lentil Soup - 2 Guiding Stars
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Thick, hearty, packed with flavorful veggies and two kinds of lentils, this soup is the best kind of comfort food for winter. Serve with crusty whole-grain bread.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. lemon pepper
  • 1 tsp. Italian herbs
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup green lentils
  • ½ cup red lentils
  • 5 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cups kale, chopped

Directions

  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add all of the vegetables and salt. Saute until just softened.
  2. Stir in the lemon pepper, Italian herbs, red pepper and all lentils. Add the broth and stir. Turn the heat to low and cover. Cook for 30-40 minutes until veggies and lentils are tender.
  3. Puree about half of the soup to thicken.
  4. Turn off the heat and stir in remaining ingredients.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 360; Total Fat 15g (19% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 2g (10% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 565mg (24% DV); Total Carbohydrate 46g (17% DV); Dietary Fiber 10g (36% DV); Total Sugars 7g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 13g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 8% DV; Iron 20% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Vitamin K 90% DV; Copper 70% DV; Vitamin A 50% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/two-lentil-soup/
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