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Silky Lentil Soup
Silky Lentil Soup

Category: Soup | Serves: 6

(167 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 250
Protein: 15 g
Carbs: 44 g
Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 300 mg
Fiber: 7 g

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The addition of milk and tomato sauce to lentil soup makes it a creamy delight!
Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray
1 Tbsp canola oil
2 medium carrots, sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
3 cups water
1 cup lentils, uncooked
1/3 cup brown rice, uncooked
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 15 oz can low sodium vegetable broth
1 8 oz can no added salt tomato sauce
2 cups fat free milk
Directions:
1 Coat a large pot with cooking spray and add oil. Place over medium-high heat until hot.
2 Add carrots, onion, and green pepper; sauté until tender. Add water and all remaining ingredients except milk; stir and bring to a boil.
3 Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for about 45 minutes or until lentils are tender.
4 Put half of the lentil mixture in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Pour puree into a bowl. Repeat pureeing with remaining mixture.
5 Return all puree to pot, stir in milk. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
6 ENJOY!

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