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

Amber Gray
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Egg Free
Servings 6
Calories 423 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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.
  • Turn off heat and season with lemon juice, as desired

Nutrition

Calories: 423kcalCarbohydrates: 76.62gProtein: 21.92gFat: 5.08gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 762mgFiber: 13.6g
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