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Black Lentil Veggie Soup


"Black lentils with your favorite veggies that are always in your fridge. My kids liked this recipe too! Serve with bread and butter or your favorite crunchy crackers and salad."
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4 h 35 m servings 164 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Place black lentils in a microwave-safe bowl and cover with 4 cups water. Microwave until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir and add more water if needed. Microwave for 5 minutes more. Drain and rinse.
  2. Combine vegetable broth, tomatoes, carrots, onion, turnips, green bell pepper, butter, ginger, garlic, coriander, cumin, and salt in a large slow cooker. Stir in lentils.
  3. Cook on High until carrots are tender, 4 to 6 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute chicken broth for the vegetable broth if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 164 calories; 6.7 g fat; 21.8 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 879 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Good. I used regular lentils b/c I didn't have black.

Super easy and super delicious soup recipe. The ginger and spices are subtle but pleasant. I used coconut oil instead of butter to keep it vegan. Thank you for the recipe.