var_dump($adSection);

Moroccan Red Lentil Soup

0 Reviews
0% would make this recipe again

An excellent recipe to start introducing legumes into our diet.

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 25 min
140 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

1 cup red-orange lentils (dried), rinsed and drained 190 g
1 tbsp canola oil 15 mL
1 onions, finely chopped 200 g
2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
1 tbsp gingerroot, grated 14 g
1/2 tsp turmeric 2 g
1/2 tsp ground cumin 2 g
1/2 tsp couscous spice (ras-el-hanout) 2 g
4 cups vegetable broth, low-sodium 1 L
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/2 lemon
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Before you start

It is not necessary to soak the lentils in advance. A blender or food processor will be very useful to purée the soup.

Method

  1. Rinse the lentils well under cold water and drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat. Finely chop the onion and garlic, then add them to the pot. Sauté with occasional stirring 4-5 min until translucent. Add the grated ginger and spices. Cook 1 min with stirring. Add the lentils, broth, salt, and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, 15-20 min until the lentils become very soft. Pour in the lemon juice and adjust the seasoning.
  4. Purée the soup in a blender, then ladle it into bowls and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (260g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

140

Fat

3 g

4 %

Saturated 0.3 g
+ Trans 0 g

1 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

40 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

22 g

7 %

Fibre

4 g

16 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

8 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

8 %

Calcium

3 %

Iron

19 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : ½ serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ½ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Fat, Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Zinc
Good source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Pantothenic Acid
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Manganese
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Fruits 0
Vegetables ½
Meat and Alternatives 1
Fats ½

15% to 25% savings from one merchant to another. Imagine how much you could save on a full grocery cart!

Subscribe to our PLUS or PREMIUM plans and save $150/month* on your groceries.

I want to maximize my savings * Based on an average-sized household of 2.5 people

Leave a review

You have to be logged in to leave a review

Members' Reviews

0 Reviews (0 with rating only ) 0% would make this recipe again
array(49) { ["SERVER_SOFTWARE"]=> string(12) "nginx/1.11.9" ["REQUEST_URI"]=> string(66) "/recipe/recipe-view/?recipeUrl=moroccan-red-lentil-soup-vegetarian" ["USER"]=> string(8) "www-data" ["HOME"]=> string(8) "/var/www" ["FCGI_ROLE"]=> string(9) "RESPONDER" ["mobile-browser"]=> string(1) "0" ["SCRIPT_FILENAME"]=> string(27) "/var/www/html/web/index.php" ["QUERY_STRING"]=> string(68) "q=/recipe/recipe-view/&recipeUrl=moroccan-red-lentil-soup-vegetarian" ["REQUEST_METHOD"]=> string(3) "GET" ["CONTENT_TYPE"]=> string(0) "" ["CONTENT_LENGTH"]=> string(0) "" ["SCRIPT_NAME"]=> string(10) "/index.php" ["DOCUMENT_URI"]=> string(10) "/index.php" ["DOCUMENT_ROOT"]=> string(17) "/var/www/html/web" ["SERVER_PROTOCOL"]=> string(8) "HTTP/1.0" ["REQUEST_SCHEME"]=> string(4) "http" ["GATEWAY_INTERFACE"]=> string(7) "CGI/1.1" ["REMOTE_ADDR"]=> string(9) "127.0.0.1" ["REMOTE_PORT"]=> string(4) "4221" ["SERVER_ADDR"]=> string(9) "127.0.0.1" ["SERVER_PORT"]=> string(4) "6082" ["SERVER_NAME"]=> string(18) "www.soscuisine.com" ["GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE3"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_COUNTRY_NAME"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_CITY_COUNTRY_CODE"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_CITY_COUNTRY_CODE3"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_CITY_COUNTRY_NAME"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_REGION"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_CITY"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_POSTAL_CODE"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_CITY_CONTINENT_CODE"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_LATITUDE"]=> string(0) "" ["GEOIP_LONGITUDE"]=> string(0) "" ["REDIRECT_STATUS"]=> string(3) "200" ["HTTP_HOST"]=> string(18) "www.soscuisine.com" ["HTTP_CONNECTION"]=> string(5) "close" ["HTTP_X_REAL_IP"]=> string(10) "10.0.3.195" ["HTTP_X_FORWARDED_PROTO"]=> string(5) "https" ["HTTP_X_FORWARDED_PORT"]=> string(3) "443" ["HTTP_ACCEPT"]=> string(63) "text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8" ["HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING"]=> string(21) "x-gzip, gzip, deflate" ["HTTP_USER_AGENT"]=> string(39) "CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)" ["HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR"]=> string(9) "127.0.0.1" ["HTTP_X_VARNISH"]=> string(7) "2471342" ["PHP_SELF"]=> string(10) "/index.php" ["REQUEST_TIME_FLOAT"]=> string(14) "1493088544.872" ["REQUEST_TIME"]=> string(10) "1493088544" ["HTTPS"]=> string(2) "on" }