Nutritional Lentil Soup

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 2 - onions, chopped
  • 2 - Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp - grated fresh Ginger
  • 6 cups- water
  • 1 cup - red lentils
  • 1 (15 oz) can - garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 (19 oz) can - cannelloni beans
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can - diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup - diced Carrots
  • 1/2 cup - chopped Celery
  • 1 tsp - dried mixture of Cloves and Cinnamon
  • 1.5 tsps - ground Cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp - ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp - ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp - Olive oil

How to Make Nutritional Lentil Soup

  • In large pot, saute the onions, garlic, and ginger in a little olive oil for about 5 mins.
  • Add the water, lentils, beans, diced tomatoes, carrots, celery, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, cayenne pepper and cumin.
  • Bring to a boil for a few minutes then simmer for 1 to 1.5 hours or longer, until the lentils are soft.
  • Puree half the soup in a food processor or blender.
  • Return the pureed soup to the pot, stir and enjoy.