Tuscan Lentil Soup Recipe

Tuscan Lentil Soup is a hearty and nutritious dish that originates from the Tuscan region of Italy. It is made with lentils, vegetables, and aromatic herbs, creating a flavorful and comforting soup. The lentils are cooked until tender and combined with sautéed onions, carrots, celery, garlic, and tomatoes. A blend of herbs such as rosemary and thyme adds a fragrant touch to the soup. Tuscan Lentil Soup is a perfect option for a healthy and satisfying meal, especially during colder months.

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45minstotal
10minsPrep
35minsCook
45m.total
10m.Prep
35m.Cook
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Ingredients for Tuscan Lentil Soup Recipe

  • 0.13 cup Dried Lentils
  • 0.13 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 Carrots, Diced
  • 1/4 Celery Stalks, Diced
  • 0.38 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 sprig Rosemary
  • 0.13 sprig Thyme
  • 0.13 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil

Directions: Tuscan Lentil Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat olive oil and sauté onions, carrots, and celery until softened.
  • STEP 2.Add garlic, rosemary, and thyme, and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add lentils, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  • STEP 4.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot with crusty bread or a side salad.

Cooking Tips

  • Rinse the lentils before cooking to remove any debris or impurities.
  • You can add other vegetables like spinach or kale for extra nutrition.
  • For a creamier texture, blend a portion of the soup using an immersion blender.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley or grated Parmesan cheese for added flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Tuscan Lentil Soup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Reheat the soup on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Pair with crusty bread or a side salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
360
calories per serving
13 g Fat44 g Protein12 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    44g
  • Carbs
    12g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    12g
  • Protein
    44g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    13g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    103mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1618mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    9mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    108mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    34mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    111mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    297mg
  • Selenium
    37mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp