Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

Original Recipe Yield 6 servings


  • 1 ½ cup uncooked lentils
  • 6 cups water
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 oz can diced green chilies, undrained
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot diced
  • ¼ cup lime juice


    1. Place first 6 ingredients in large pot.  Bring to a boil then simmer until lentils are tender, approximately 20 minutes.
    2. Remove 1 cup of lentils and puree with green chilies in a blender or food processor.  Add back to soup.
    3. Add bell peppers and carrots and cook until the vegetables are tender.  Discard bay leaves before serving.  Serve with lime juice 

Nutritional Information: Calories 190, Total Fat 1g, Carbs 33g, Fiber 16g, Protein 13g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 93mg

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