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Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

Lentils have a high nutritional value that anyone can benefit from by incorporating this healthy legume into their diet.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Soups
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 140kcal

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 145mg | Fiber: 10g