This cozy Mediterranean soup features ginger, garlic and a delicious combination of spices which perfectly complement the simmered tomatoes and lentils. Although flavourful as is, a drizzle of lemon juice takes it to the next level. This soup is fantastic when served as part of your lunch or dinner. Or, serve smaller portions as the first course of a big family meal.
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Original recipe yields 8 Servings
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Heat dressing in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; cook 3 to 5 min. or until softened, stirring frequently. Add carrots, lentils and dry seasonings; mix well. Cook 2 min., stirring frequently.
Stir in crushed tomatoes, then tomato juice; bring to boil, stirring frequently. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 min., stirring occasionally and adding kale for the last 2 min.
Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
For a touch of heat, prepare using Heinz Spicy Vegetable Cocktail.
Serve with a slice of whole grain bread, and a quick side salad made with seasonal fresh salad greens.
Stir 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro into hot soup just before serving.
As a bonus, this delicious soup is very high in fibre from the lentils and vegetables.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 420 mg
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fibre 7 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 8 g
8 servings, 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) each
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