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Nutrition Information:Calories: 220
Protein: 8 g
Carbs: 33 g
Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 747 mg
Fiber: 6 g
|1||Heat oil in a large pan or Dutch oven. Add chopped onion, carrot and garlic, and cook over low heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.|
|2||Stir in cumin, coriander, chopped tomatoes and lentils. Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring constantly.|
|3||Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil.|
|4||Reduce to a medium heat and simmer gently for 25-30 minutes or until lentils are soft. Add salt and pepper to taste.|
|5||Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes. Pour into a blender or food processor and blend/process until smooth.|
|6||Return to pan and reheat gently. Garnish with a spoonful of sour cream, if using, and some fresh cilantro.|
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Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
The whole family enjoyed this recipe. The tomatoe and red lentils just compliment each other so well. It was very ...
|Jul 21, 2013|
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