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Vegetable & Lentil Soup

Lentils are a very healthy and cost-efficient source of protein and fiber, helping the family stay full from this recipe. Make an extra batch and freeze for fresh, homemade soup at a moment’s notice.

Vegetable & Lentil Soup

Vegetable & Lentil Soup

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes


  • 1/2 pound small red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 cups chopped carrot
  • 2 1/2 cups green lentils
  • 2 bell peppers, seeded, chopped
  • 1/2 pint mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 sweet onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 cups reduced-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, or as needed


  1. Place potatoes, carrots, lentils, peppers, mushrooms, onions, garlic, tomatoes, broth and Italian seasoning in slow cooker and cook on high 4 hours or low 8 hours.
  2. Turn off heat and season with lemon juice, as desired
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 423Total Fat: 5.08gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 762mgCarbohydrates: 76.62gFiber: 13.6gProtein: 21.92g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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