Red Pepper-Lentil Soup

Red Pepper-Lentil Soup

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Try red pepper-lentil soup - a hearty meal!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
teaspoons canola oil
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
1
can (14 oz) fat-free chicken broth with 33% less sodium
3
cups water
4
oz fully cooked low-fat turkey kielbasa, cut lengthwise in half and cut crosswise into slices (1 cup)
1/2
cup drained roasted red bell peppers, chopped
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until tender. Stir in lentils, broth and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 4 to 5 minutes or until lentils are tender.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty Tip:
Lentils are great because they not only cook fast, but they're high in fiber, B vitamins and minerals plus low in calories, fat and cholesterol. They also provide protein and complex carbohydrates.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 700mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.