Hearty Heatlthy Lentil Soup

Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is very healthy low cal soup that will fill you and warm you on a cold day . Shredded chicken breast or spicy sausage are optional .

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1 . Finely chop onion . Chop carrots , celery and red peppers into 1/4 inches pieces . Cut jalapenos in half and remove seeds then mince with the garlic .
  2. 2 . In a large sauce pan heat olive oil on medium heat . Add onion , carrots , celery , red peppers and jalapeno with garlic . Stir fry till slightly soft . Add the lentils , corn , broth , chili powder , cumin , oregano ,salt and pepper . Bring to a boil stirring often . Cover and reduce heat . Simmer till lentils are soft and vegetables tender , approx 40 minutes . Season to taste .
  3. 3 . Serve with French bread or baguette .
Most Helpful

Great lentil soup. I made a 1/2 recipe as there are just 2 of us and packed most of it into 4 freezer bags to have ready on demand. Since I'm not a huge corn fan I did skip that but really loved the jalapeno addition. Very high yum factor. Made for PAC, Spring 2014.

Annacia April 17, 2014