Recipes and Cooking Chunky Vegetable-Lentil Soup 4.0 (30) Add your rating & review Keep your resolution to eat well and enjoy hearty winter vegetables in this light and satisfying soup. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 1, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Total Time: 55 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 9 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, cut into thin rings 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup dry green (French) lentils, rinsed and drained 1 pound whole small mushrooms (halve or quarter any larger mushrooms) 4 medium carrots, thinly sliced (2 cups) 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 cup water 1 14 ounce can vegetable broth ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ of a head napa or red cabbage, sliced into strips (2 cups) Directions In a 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in lentils; cook and stir 1 minute. Add mushrooms, carrots, celery, water, vegetable broth, salt and pepper. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 25 minutes or until lentils are tender. Divide among soup bowls; top with cabbage. Makes 6 (1-1/2-cup) servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 185 Calories 3g Fat 30g Carbs 12g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 185 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Sodium 408mg 18% Total Carbohydrate 30g 11% Total Sugars 6g Protein 12g Vitamin C 14.2mg 71% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 3.2mg 18% Potassium 803mg 17% Folate, total 201.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.