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Chipotle lentil soup

This chipotle lentil soup is a healthy, tasty, easy to make recipe that's both wholesome and protein rich. Shhhh... don't tell your kids!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 People
Calories 464kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Lentils
  • 2 Celery stalks
  • 1 cup Carrots ,diced
  • 1/4 cup Onion , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon Adobo Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 1 Chipotle pepper , seeded minced
  • 1/4 Cup Parsley , chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Lime juice
  • 5 cups Water
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • In a heavy bottomed pot, add canola oil followed by chopped onion.
  • In medium flame, cook it until it becomes tender by stirring occasionally.
  • Add garlic, cook it until garlic slightly discolors.
  • Add finely chopped chipotle and adobo sauce.
  • Add tomato puree and continue to stir for another minute.
  • Now add lentil, cubed celery stalks, cubed carrots, salt, and water.
  • Bring the soup to boil, and simmer the flame.
  • Cover and cook it for about 40 mins. Do check and stir in between.
  • Use a wooden ladle to mash the lentils to coarse texture. 
  • Add lime juice, chopped fresh parsley. 
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl. Top it with a blob of sour cream(optional) and serve.
  • Can be served warm or at room temperature along with tortilla chips or strips. 

Nutrition

Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 8g | Sodium: 560mg | Potassium: 1366mg | Fiber: 32g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 232.4% | Vitamin C: 30.5% | Calcium: 12.7% | Iron: 45.4%