Healthy Kale and Lentil Soup

Healthy Kale and Lentil Soup

Bright kale ribbons and hearty lentils make this healthy soup the ultimate detox in a bowl.

Serves

4

Prep Time

Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped or sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup brown lentils, rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry the kale. Remove the stems and chop.
  2. In a large soup pot, add onion, garlic, carrot and olive oil and saute until the garlic becomes fragrant.
  3. Add the chopped kale, rinsed lentils and the broth. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes.
  4. Season with cumin, salt and pepper to taste. Serve with finely chopped parsley, to garnish.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size
420 g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
276
Total Fat
8.6g
Saturated Fat
1.4g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
803mg
Total Carbohydrates
13.1g
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
8.6g

Recipe Rating

5
Average: 5 (2 votes)

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Maggie Moore's picture
This sounds like comfort in a bowl! I love lentils too and make lentil soup ALOT - but have not added kale to it yet – thanks for sharing this recipe.
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Mary's picture
Thanks, Maggie! Don't hesitate to play with old recipes and experiment with new ingredients! That is what I love the most in cooking! :)
Suzzi's picture
I have eaten more soup in the last 5 days than I have all year. This looks amazing. Kale is a huge plus!
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