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Slow Cooker Lentil Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 15 mins
 
Lentils have a high nutritional value that anyone can benefit from by incorporating this healthy legume into their diet.
Course: Soups
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 140 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Dried lentils
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Celery rib
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1 Small sweet potato
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 Small bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 1 cup Spinach
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker except for lemon juice and greens. Cook on low heat for 6-8 hours, or until lentils are cooked.
  2. If using heartier greens (such as kale), add 30 minutes before the soup is done. If using more delicate greens (such as spinach), stir them in at the end of the cooking process and let sit for 5 minutes covered.
  3. Serve soup with a squirt of lemon juice or vinegar.
Notes

Serving size: 1 cup
Total calories: 140

Total fat: 0.5 g

Saturated fat: 0.1 g

Carbohydrates: 27.5 g

Protein: 7.7 g

Fiber: 10.4 g

Sodium: 145.1 mg

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