Canadian Lentils

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Lentil Lemon Soup

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 40 Minutes

Servings: 5-6

Canadian Lentils

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Canadian Lentils

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    2 tsp canola oil

    1 onion, chopped

    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

    pinch hot red pepper flakes

    1 tsp cumin

    1½ cups dry split red lentils, cleaned and rinsed

    6 cups chicken stock

    2 tbsp lemon juice

    2 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped

    salt and pepper to taste


Directions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan or dutch oven.
  2. Add onion, garlic and hot pepper flakes and cook on low heat for five minutes.
  3. Add cumin and lentils, combine well. Add stock, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until lentils are tender and soup is beginning to thicken, about 30 minutes.
  5. Add extra stock or water to thin if necessary. Add lemon juice.
  6. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 250 g
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 193
  • Total Fat 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol 5.7 mg
  • Carbohydrates 27.6 g
  • Dietary Fibre 9 g
  • Sugar 3.7 g
  • Protein 12.8 g
  • Sodium 273.4 mg
  • Potassium 507.6 mg
  • Folate 3%