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Iraqi Shorbeh (Easy Lentil Soup)

Looking for a healthy soup to warm you up? Try this recipe

This food is a staple in my house. You can't go wrong. It's fast, incredibly easy, and healthy, too. Serve with toasted pita.

-Lorraine's homecooking

This recipe is courtesy of Lorraine's homecooking via Food.com

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups orange lentils
  • 4 Cups water
  • 1/2 Tablespoon salt (or one chicken bouillon cube)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon dry onion

Directions

Wash lentils.

Fill pot with lentils, water, pepper, salt, and onion.

Bring to a rapid boil.

Cover, reduce heat to simmer.

Cook 20-25 min until thick and yellow.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving340
Total Fat1g2%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated0.2g0.8%
Protein24g47%
Carbs61g20%
Vitamin A2µgN/A
Vitamin B60.5mg26.1%
Vitamin C5mg8%
Vitamin E0.5mg2.4%
Vitamin K5µg7%
Calcium43mg4%
Fiber10g42%
Folate (food)460µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)460µg100%
Iron6mg35%
Magnesium48mg12%
Monounsaturated0.2gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg13%
Phosphorus271mg39%
Polyunsaturated0.5gN/A
Potassium659mg19%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12%
Sodium781mg33%
Thiamin (B1)0.8mg56%
Zinc3mg21%