SunButter Healthy Lentil Soup

Prep:10 min Cook: 50 min Serve: 4

I- Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 small onions (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 large carrot (chopped in 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 parsnip (medium, chopped in 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 sweet potato (medium, chopped in 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder (see Notes)
  • 3/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups green lentils (or cooked brown, see Notes)
  • 1/4 cup SunButter Natural Crunch
  • 4 cups greens (packed chopped, such as swiss chard or kale)
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • salt (if needed)

II- Directions

  1. Notes: For the curry powder, you may need less depending on its intensity.
  2. Start with half the amount if you’re sensitive to spice, then add more at the end of cooking.
  3. If you are using canned lentils, drain and rinse before using.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the onions and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  6. Add the carrot, parsnip, and sweet potato to the mixture.
  7. Cook for 5 more minutes, until the vegetables begin to soften.
  8. Add the curry powder, turmeric, coriander, and ginger to the vegetable mixture.
  9. Cook for about 30 seconds, until fragrant, then add the broth.
  10. Bring the mixture to a simmer on medium-low heat, cover, and let cook until the vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.
  11. Add the lentils, SunButter, and greens to the mixture.
  12. Cook until the greens are wilted, about 5 minutes.
  13. Stir in the rice vinegar.
  14. Adjust seasonings and add salt to taste (you may not need salt if you used regular-sodium broth).
  15. Serve warm, Enjoy!

III- Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4th of recipe

  • 450 Calories;
  • Fat: 4.5g;
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g;
  • Cholesterol: 0mg;
  • Carbs: 76g;
  • Fiber: 34g;
  • Sugar: 8g;
  • Protein: 27g.

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