Red Lentil and Tomato Soup©

So quick and simple! This red lentil and tomato soup is a warm and very satisfying delight on those cold winter nights.
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Details
  • Serves 6
  • 11 Ingredients
  • 5 Minutes Prep
  • 20 Minutes Cook
  • Easy
Nutrition
  • Energy 1460kJ
  • Protein 23g
  • Fat (total) 6g
  • - Saturated Fat 1g
  • Carbohydrate (total) 45g
  • - Sugar 10g
  • Fibre 14g
  • Sodium 146mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon oil

1 medium onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 teaspoons ground coriander

2 teaspoons ground cumin

500g packet dried red lentils

7 cups water

850g can chopped tomatoes

415g can tomato soup

2 zucchini, grated

1 teaspoon salt

Method

  1. In a large saucepan heat oil and sauté onion, garlic and spices
  2. Add washed lentils, water, tomatoes and soup and bring mixture to the boil
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes
  4. Add zucchini and salt and simmer a further 5 minutes

Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips

Add salt as an ingredient? We often develop a taste for salt however too much and too often can increase blood pressure and have a negative impact on bone health.

Try weaning yourself off salt – if at first you have 3 shakes on your meal reduce this back to 2 shakes for a couple of months, then 1 shake and so on.

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Provider Acknowledgement

Recipe and image kindly provided by Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing Company

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