Archive for February, 2013

Lentil Soup

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Lentil soup has always been a savory dish. This savory lentil soup is vegan, vegetarian, low fat, low calorie, and low cholesterol.


1/4 cup ketchup

1/2 tsp curry powder

4 cups water

1 tsp oil

1 cup dried lentils, rinsed and drained

3 carrots, peeled and shredded

3 tbsp celery, thinly sliced


Combine lentils and water in a heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Skim off any foam that may appear at the top. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer 40-45 minutes or until lentils are tender. Season with salt to taste.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 39; % Calories From Fat 30%; Total Fat 1.3g; Saturated Fats 0.2g;;Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.8g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.2g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 200mg; Total Carbohydrates 7g, Dietary Fiber 1.3g; Sugar 4.8g; Protein 0.6g.

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0.028 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 8.7 mcg
Vitamin A 6100 IU
Niacin B3 0.47 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.1 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.039 mg
Vitamin C 4 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.084 mg
Vitamin E 0.82 mg
Choline 5.6 mg


Manganese 0.091 mg
Magnesium 10 mg
Calcium 24 mg
Zinc 0.15 mg
Phosphorus 18 mg
Copper 0.061 mg
Fluoride 190 mcg
Selenium 0.4 mcg
Sodium 200 mg
Potassium 160 mg
Iron 0.31 mg