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Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe

Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe

"Here is one good-for-you dish that our kids really enjoy," Joy Maynard writes from St. Ignatius, Montana. Serve this tasty soup as a hearty meatless entree...or pair it with a favorite sandwich.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 65 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) vegetable broth
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain brown rice
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) spicy hot V8 juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium tomato, cubed
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced
  • 1 celery rib, sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first eight ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • 2. Add the potato, tomato, carrot and celery; cover and simmer 30 minutes longer or until rice and vegetables are tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 195 calories, 4 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1,144 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.