Carrot and Lentil Soup

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Soups
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 79.84 kcal

Equipment

  • Stove
  • Immersion blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups baby carrots chopped
  • 2/3 cup lentils split red
  • 2 tbsp vegetable bouillon *see our Homemade Bouillon recipe link
  • 6 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over low heat and sauté the onion for about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the carrots, lentils, bouillon, and water then bring pot to a boil.
  • Cover and reduce heat to simmer for about 20 minutes until the carrots are tender and the lentils are pale in color.
  • Pour the lemon juice, salt and pepper into the pot then puree the soup using the immersion blender. Serve hot and enjoy.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Carrot and Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 79.84 Calories from Fat 24
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.68g4%
Saturated Fat 0.37g2%
Sodium 420.72mg18%
Potassium 329.23mg9%
Carbohydrates 23.42g8%
Fiber 3.8g16%
Sugar 3.88g4%
Protein 5.61g11%
Vitamin A 5451.73IU109%
Vitamin B1 0.2mg13%
Vitamin B2 0.07mg4%
Vitamin B3 0.97mg5%
Vitamin B5 0.55mg6%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg10%
Vitamin C 9.61mg12%
Vitamin E 0.77mg5%
Vitamin K 8.45µg8%
Calcium 30.01mg3%
Copper 0.18mg9%
Folate 106.26µg27%
Iron 1.57mg9%
Manganese 0.37mg19%
Magnesium 18.49mg5%
Phosphorus 81mg8%
Selenium 0.24µg0%
Zinc 0.81mg5%
Ess-Tryptophan 49.67mg
Ess-Threonine 260mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 269.85mg
Ess-Arginine 420.23mg
Ess-Lysine 388.55mg
Ess-Leucine 402.63mg
Ess-Isoleucine 247.46mg
Ess-Histidine 156.2mg
Ess-Valine 275.56mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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