Easy Protein Power Lentil Soup Mugs
Servings
416oz
Servings
416oz
Ingredients
  • 5cups vegetable broth(or filtered water)
  • 2 1/2cups dried lentils(red or green)
  • 1cup white onionchopped
  • 1cup carrotsdiced
  • 1cup celerychopped
  • 2tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1teaspoon paprika
  • 1teaspoon chili powder
  • 1teaspoon sea salt
  • 1cup quinoa(optional) cooked
Instructions
  1. You can easily create this recipe on a Stovetop or in an Instapot.
For the Stovetop
  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Add add ingredients to the boiling water (save quinoa if using this option).
  3. Leave the heat up until the mixture begins to boil again and then reduce to a simmer.
  4. Cover and let simmer for 25 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and serve in a mug garnished with fresh Italian parsley. If opting to boost the protein by adding quinoa scoop 1/4 cup on top of each serving and enjoy!
  6. Refrigerate left-overs for use for up to 7 days. Freeze if you need to save for a later date!
For the Instapot
  1. Place all ingredients into the pot.
  2. Set for chili and allow to seal and start cooking under pressure.
  3. When the timer beeps, let count up for 10 minutes.
  4. Manually vent and remove the soup from the Instapot.
  5. Serve warm garnished with fresh Italian parsley or topped with the optional quinoa.
  6. Follow the same storage instructions as the Stovetop version.
Recipe Notes

NOTES:

  • This soup makes an excellent filling chilled and mixed with chopped dark leafy greens like kale and spinach inside of a wrap!
  • Lentils are an easy plant based protein add-in for a week of powerful foods.
  • This recipe can be enjoyed as a side dish, an afternoon snack or a full meal. It can also be made in a double-batch and enjoyed for up to 7 days after preparing.
  • Lentils provide 18 grams of protein per serving and are rich in minerals.
  • One 8oz mug of this soup will provide 16 grams of protein plus a daily dose of magnesium, iron and folate.
  • The healthy carbohydrate provided by lentils actually works to help your body burn fat while providing energy.

 

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Servings
16oz
Ingredients
  • 5 cups vegetable broth (or filtered water)
  • 2 1/2 cups dried lentils (red or green)
  • 1 cup white onion chopped
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup quinoa (optional) cooked
Servings
16oz
Ingredients
  • 5 cups vegetable broth (or filtered water)
  • 2 1/2 cups dried lentils (red or green)
  • 1 cup white onion chopped
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup quinoa (optional) cooked
Votes: 4
Rating: 3
You:
Rate this recipe!
Add to Meal Plan:
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Instructions
  1. You can easily create this recipe on a Stovetop or in an Instapot.
For the Stovetop
  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Add add ingredients to the boiling water (save quinoa if using this option).
  3. Leave the heat up until the mixture begins to boil again and then reduce to a simmer.
  4. Cover and let simmer for 25 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and serve in a mug garnished with fresh Italian parsley. If opting to boost the protein by adding quinoa scoop 1/4 cup on top of each serving and enjoy!
  6. Refrigerate left-overs for use for up to 7 days. Freeze if you need to save for a later date!
For the Instapot
  1. Place all ingredients into the pot.
  2. Set for chili and allow to seal and start cooking under pressure.
  3. When the timer beeps, let count up for 10 minutes.
  4. Manually vent and remove the soup from the Instapot.
  5. Serve warm garnished with fresh Italian parsley or topped with the optional quinoa.
  6. Follow the same storage instructions as the Stovetop version.
Recipe Notes

NOTES:

  • This soup makes an excellent filling chilled and mixed with chopped dark leafy greens like kale and spinach inside of a wrap!
  • Lentils are an easy plant based protein add-in for a week of powerful foods.
  • This recipe can be enjoyed as a side dish, an afternoon snack or a full meal. It can also be made in a double-batch and enjoyed for up to 7 days after preparing.
  • Lentils provide 18 grams of protein per serving and are rich in minerals.
  • One 8oz mug of this soup will provide 16 grams of protein plus a daily dose of magnesium, iron and folate.
  • The healthy carbohydrate provided by lentils actually works to help your body burn fat while providing energy.

 

Everyday Stress Relief
Help handle those stressful days with calm and ease, while maintaining your focus and productivity. Get 21% OFF with code TANA21