Slow-Cooker Brown Lentil Soup

Ground cumin gives a slight Southwestern spin to hearty lentil soup.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 7

Ingredients

1
bag (1 lb) dried brown lentils, sorted, rinsed
2
medium carrots, chopped (about 1 cup)
1
large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cartons (32 oz each) Progresso® chicken broth (8 cups)
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste
1/2
cup dry sherry or Progresso® chicken broth
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. Stir well before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    10),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1g
    1%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    1180mg
    1180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    12g
    12%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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