Red Lentil Soup with Lemon Yogurt Recipe

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By : dLife Editors

A vegetarian favorite—thick, spicy red lentil soup cooled by zesty lemon yogurt

Summary

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Cook time: 38 Minutes
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Idle time:
Level Easy
Servings: People
Unit:
16g
Carbs
1g
Sat. fat
4g
Fibers
48mg
Sodium
4g
Protein
99kcal
Calories
16g
Carbs
1g
Sat. fat
4g
Fibers
48mg
Sodium
4g
Protein
99kcal
Calories

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 red hot chile pepper
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Thyme
  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • 1/4 cup dried red lentils
  • 5 cups no-salt vegetable broth
  • 4 tbsp plain whole milk yogurt
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop garlic and onions.
  2. Dice tomatoes into 1" cubes.
  3. Remove stem, seeds, and membranes from hot pepper. Mince.
  4. Peel and cut carrots into 1" pieces.
  5. In large pan, heat oil over medium. Sauté onion, thyme, and carrots for approximately 3-4 minutes (until vegetables begin to soften).
  6. Add garlic, hot pepper, and mustard seeds. Cook for additional 3-4 minutes.
  7. Stir in tomatoes, lentils, and broth, and bring to boil.
  8. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer gently for 40 minutes, until lentils are tender.
  9. Mix together yogurt and half of lemon zest. Set aside.
  10. Add lemon juice to soup and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Ladle soup into warmed serving bowls, and serve with small spoonful of lemon yogurt and remaining lemon zest

Additional information

Nutrition Facts
Red Lentil Soup with Lemon Yogurt
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99
% Daily Value*
Sodium 48mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 4g 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Facts
Red Lentil Soup with Lemon Yogurt
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99
% Daily Value*
Sodium 48mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 4g 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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