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lentil soup with carrot
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Greek Lentil Soup

Greek Lentil Soup is a mix of lentils, carrots, onion, garlic simmered with flavorful tomato sauce This vegan Lentil Soup is one of the easiest and quickest soups to make! In Greece is a Vegan Traditional Dish called Fakes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Greek Lentil Soup, Lentil Soup, Vegan Lentil soup, Vegan soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 portions
Calories 294kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils brown
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion medium
  • 3 carrots chopped in cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 vegetable cube
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin

Instructions

  • Gather all the Ingredients
  • Place a large pot overheat with lots of water. Add the lentils and let them boil for 2 minutes.
  • Strain and clean thoroughly.
  • Place a large pot with olive oil in low heat. Chop the onion and the garlic and add them to the pot.
  • Let them simmer until golden.
  • Chop the carrots into small slices. Add them to the pot and sauté for 3-5 minutes, until they soften.
  • Add the bay leaves and cumin.
  • Stir and add the lentils, chopped tomatoes, and vegetable stock.
  • Cover the pot and simmer for 45 minutes over medium to low heat.
  • When ready, add the salt.

Notes

  • Use 1-2 cups of water, depending on how thick you like your Vegan Greek Lentil soup,
  • Make sure to cook the veggies first, as they will cook slower than the lentils,
  • Make sure to add the salt at the end.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1801mg | Potassium: 1062mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 8482IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 5mg