Lentil Vegetable Soup
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Serves: 6 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups red lentils
  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbs. cumin powder
  • 1 heaping tsp. Mexican oregano*
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 5 cups water
  • Sliced green onions for garnish, optional
Instructions
  1. Clean lentils by discarding any moldy beans or small rocks, then rinse until the dirty water runs clear. In a clean bowl, add lentils and cover with filtered water; soak overnight.
  2. Rinse and drain lentils. In a medium pot, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until lentils are tender. While the lentils are cooking, keep the pot partially covered and stir occasionally. Enjoy! *Another variety of oregano can be substituted
Nutrition Information
Calories: 194 Fat: 1 Saturated fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 34 Sugar: 2 Sodium: 231 Fiber: 7 Protein: 13 Cholesterol: 0
Recipe by Nutrition Twins at http://nutritiontwins.com/lentil-vegetable-soup/