Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Red lentil soup
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Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Tomato1 Large
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Vegetable stock1 1⁄2 Pint (850 Milliliter)
 Red lentils4 Ounce (115 Gram)
 Stalk celery with leaves1
 Parsley2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Sea salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 204 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 431.6 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g31%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 8 g17%

Vitamin A 21.1% Vitamin C 31.7%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 10.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Peel the tomato by placing in boiling water for half a minute. Slice and fry the onion, tomato and garlic in the vegetable oil and when soft add the stock and lentils.
2. Chop the celery finely, including the leaves, and add to the soup with the parsley, salt and pepper. Bring to the boil and simmer very gently for 30 minutes
3. Now place in a liquidizer and blend for 2 minutes or pass through a sieve.
4. Re-heat, adjust seasoning and serve.