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8 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
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Mexican Lentil Soup

A healthy soup with a Mexican flavor.



  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and carrots and cook until tender, 8-10 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  2. Add lentils, vegetable broth, tomatoes, jalapeno, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper, and cilantro.
  3. Bring to a boil and turn down heat to a simmer. Cook for 20-25 minutes.
  4. Serve. If desired, top with sliced avocado, cheese, and corn tortillas cut into strips.
  5. Note: this recipe can be used in a slow cooker, just throw all ingredients into the pot for 4-6 hours
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Makes 8-1 cup servings
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Nutrition summary:

There are 88 calories in 1 serving of Mexican Lentil Soup.
Calorie break-down: 16% fat, 65% carbs, 19% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 16
Calories 88
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1.8g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.251g 1%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.227g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.262g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 223mg 9%
Potassium 355mg  
Total Carbohydrate 16.17g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 5.7g 23%
  Sugars 6.27g  
Protein 4.62g  
Vitamin A 472% Vitamin C 94%
Calcium 16% Iron 81%
of RDI*
(88 calories)
4% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (65%)
Fat (16%)
Protein (19%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories