Lentil Apple Avocado Soup


Lentil Apple Avocado Soup


  • Soup:
  • 4 c. water
  • 3 c. lentils, washed and drained
  • 3 ea. sprigs of thyme
  • 2 ea. shallots, peeled and shaved
  • 1 ea. small ginger root
  • 1 T. + 1 t. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 t. cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Decorate:
  • 1 ea. Avocados From Mexico, cubed
  • 1 ea. apple, diced
  • 1/2 ea. onion, finely chopped
  • 2 T. fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 T. mint leaves, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put the lentils in a saucepan and add water, ginger root, peeled and halved shallots, cumin, thyme and salt and pepper to taste. Finally, add one tablespoon of olive oil and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 25 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  2. Once the lentils are ready, remove the sprigs of thyme, ginger and shallot.
  3. Prepare decoration. In a medium bowl, mix avocado, apple, cilantro, onion and mint and drizzle with a teaspoon olive oil. Salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Evenly distribute the soup between 4 bowls and top with equal amounts of avocado-apple topping and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Lentil Apple Avocado Soup
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 670 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 102g 37%
Dietary Fiber 49g 177%
Total Sugars 10g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 39g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 10%
Iron 0mg 70%
Potassium 1760mg 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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