Healthy and full of flavor! Middle Eastern lentil soup is simple yet it has exotic flavors you won't forget! This is one of my all time favorite soups! | ethnicspoon.com
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Middle Eastern Lentil Soup

Healthy and full of flavor! Middle Eastern lentil soup is simple yet it has exotic flavors you won't forget! This is one of my all time favorite soups! 

Course Soup
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword clean eating, healthy, homemade, spicy, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 8 servings
Calories 135 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry lentils rinsed
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 7 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • 2 Tbsp lemon fresh squeezed juice

Instructions

  1. In a soup pot heat olive oil. Add the onion, celery, carrots, and garlic. Saute until onion is translucent. Add 4 cups of broth and the lentils. Bring to a boil and cook until the vegetables are tender. Add cumin, salt, and allspice. Turn down heat and allow to simmer for about 30-40 minutes.
  2. Using an immersion blender blend solids thoroughly.
  3. Add the remaining broth and simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Add the lemon juice.
Nutrition Facts
Middle Eastern Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 135 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Sodium 1131mg 47%
Potassium 329mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 60.5%
Vitamin C 6.4%
Calcium 3.2%
Iron 13.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.