Easy lentil soup

7

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

50 min

Serves

4

Easy lentil soup

Photo, John Cullen.


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 large carrots , finely chopped
  • 900 mL sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup green lentils
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • MELT butter in a pot over medium-high. Add carrots. Cook, stirring often, until softened, 8 to 10 min. Stir in broth, water and lentils. Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until lentils are very tender, about 25 min.
  • USING a hand blender, whirl soup with sour cream and salt until smooth. Serve with additional sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 277,
  • Protein
  • 17 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34 g,
  • Fat
  • 9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 938 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin A
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