Red Lentil Soup with Chicken and Turnips

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Very Healthy
Popular
Health score
100%
Red Lentil Soup with Chicken and Turnips
55 min.
8
477kcal
59.68%sweetness
100%saltiness
50.55%sourness
36.87%bitterness
52.31%savoriness
79.53%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • servings avocado diced chopped
  • medium carrots diced peeled
  •  celery stalks diced
  • cups chicken breast strips/pre-cooked/chopped shredded fully-cooked for a vegetarian version (may be omitted )
  • 0.5 cup flat parsley italian chopped for garnish (plus extra )
  • cloves garlic finely minced
  • tablespoons olive oil 
  • 28 ounce canned tomatoes drained and rinsed chopped
  • cups lentils dried red rinsed
  • servings salt and pepper black to taste
  • large turnip diced peeled
  • cups vegetable stock 
  • medium onion diced yellow

Equipment

  • pot
  • stove
  • dutch oven

Directions

  1. To a large dutch oven or soup pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, carrots and celery and cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 2 minutes, or until fragrant. Season conservatively with a pinch of salt and black pepper.To the pot, add the tomatoes, turnip and red lentils. Stir to combine. Stir in the vegetable stock and increase the heat on the stove to high. Bring the soup to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes or until the turnips are tender and the lentils are cooked through.
  4. Add the chicken breast and parsley. Cook for an additional 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  5. Serve the soup immediately garnished with fresh parsley and any additional toppings. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories477kcal
Protein21.63%
Fat36.77%
Carbs41.6%

Properties

Glycemic Index
48.55
Glycemic Load
9.43
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
39.747391304348%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
0.33mg
Catechin
0.16mg
Epicatechin
0.37mg
Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.15mg
Apigenin
8.13mg
Luteolin
0.09mg
Isorhamnetin
0.69mg
Kaempferol
0.21mg
Myricetin
0.61mg
Quercetin
2.89mg
Gallocatechin
0.06mg

Taste

Sweetness:
59.68%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
50.55%
Bitterness:
36.87%
Savoriness:
52.31%
Fattiness:
79.53%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:477.24kcal
23.86%
Fat:20.34g
31.29%
Saturated Fat:3.1g
19.37%
Carbohydrates:51.78g
17.26%
Net Carbohydrates:27.99g
10.18%
Sugar:10.55g
11.72%
Cholesterol:29.75mg
9.92%
Sodium:1335.78mg
58.08%
Protein:26.93g
53.86%
Vitamin A:5029.39IU
100.59%
Fiber:23.79g
95.16%
Vitamin K:95.8µg
91.23%
Folate:327.55µg
81.89%
Manganese:1.05mg
52.74%
Vitamin B6:0.96mg
47.99%
Vitamin B3:9.33mg
46.63%
Potassium:1465.81mg
41.88%
Vitamin C:34.02mg
41.23%
Vitamin B1:0.6mg
39.83%
Phosphorus:390.65mg
39.06%
Iron:6.06mg
33.66%
Copper:0.67mg
33.52%
Vitamin B5:3.12mg
31.23%
Magnesium:123.14mg
30.78%
Vitamin E:4.32mg
28.83%
Zinc:3.62mg
24.12%
Selenium:14.97µg
21.39%
Vitamin B2:0.35mg
20.43%
Calcium:103.76mg
10.38%
Vitamin B12:0.12µg
1.98%