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Healthy Lentil Soup Recipe

Healthy Lentil Soup with green lentils, onions, garlic, and tomato paste is the most flavorful, quick lentil soup you'll ever eat.
Yield 12 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 yellow onions chopped
  • 3 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 roma tomatoes peeled and grated
  • 6 cloves garlic sliced thinly
  • 1 pound dry green lentils use small lentils
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil to a large pot and heat on medium heat.
  • Add the onions and cook until translucent for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add in the tomato paste and paprika and stir well, cooking for 1 minute.
  • Add in the tomato pulp and garlic and stir.
  • Add in the lentils and water and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes, covered.
  • Add in the mint and salt and cook and additional 30 minutes, covered.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/12th recipe | Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 10.8g | Fat: 2.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Sodium: 206mg | Fiber: 12.8g | Sugar: 3.5g