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15 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Lentil with Mixed Vegetables Soup

Relatively quick, easy, and very inexpensive lentil soup with assorted veggies.



  1. Rinse the dry lentils, drain, and place in a large stock with about 4 tablespoons of salt in a pot with water covering the lentils and about 3 inches above.
  2. Bring to a boil, then add the carrots, onions and potatoes. Reduce heat so soup is at a steady simmer.
  3. After about 40 minutes, add the corn (frozen or canned) and check lentils to see if they are soft through. If not just check them every 10 minutes until they are ready.
  4. Check to see if the soup needs salt. Once it tastes ready, serve hot.
  5. You can squeeze fresh lime juice into the soup, Tabasco, Sriracha, anything you think will enhance the flavor. Enjoy!
  6. Note: feel free to add or substitute vegetables as you see fit. This recipe will make a lot of very versatile soup, which also freezes and refrigerates well.
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waaay too much sodium, but I will use salt-free seasoning and love it
17 Aug 09 by member: ZeFrances
I love that I can even blend this up for a tasty veggitable smoothie on the run. I've also substituted green sea salt for stronger flavoring
31 Jan 10 by member: MGeis
Way too much carb for this plan. But it sounds really good.
01 Feb 10 by member: Lainey25
omg 78% sodium! o.o for a meal....
10 Aug 10 by member: MrBritneySpears
4 tablespoons of salt for 15 servings seems a little high. It is just as good without all that salt but I only used 1 potato instead of 2 and eliminated the corn due to my low carb diet. Voila! You have traditional lentil soup. But it's good.
17 Jun 11 by member: oldrnwisr1
I eliminated potatoes and put less salt and it was good ..really good
06 Oct 11 by member: yunbug13
This soup is very rich in nutrients, and by putting no salt at all, just add black pepper and turmeric…soooo good!!!
01 Feb 15 by member: demetra bengle


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Nutrition summary:

There are 225 calories in 1 serving of Lentil with Mixed Vegetables Soup.
Calorie break-down: 3% fat, 73% carbs, 24% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 7
Calories 225
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.79g 1%
  Saturated Fat 0.123g 1%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.374g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.148g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1881mg 78%
Potassium 784mg  
Total Carbohydrate 41.8g 14%
  Dietary Fiber 15.9g 64%
  Sugars 3.6g  
Protein 13.48g  
Vitamin A 867% Vitamin C 377%
Calcium 62% Iron 330%
of RDI*
(225 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (73%)
Fat (3%)
Protein (24%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories