Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Lentil Soup

Warm lentil soup with a seaweed twist!

Serves 6.


  • 2 Sheets Nori Seaweed Cut into bite size strips
  • 1 White Onion Large; Chopped
  • 4 Carrots Washed; Peeled; Chopped
  • 3 Parsnips Peeled; Chopped
  • 3 Celery Stalks Diced
  • 3 Cups Lentils Washed
  • 1 Cup Parsley Chopped
  • 6 Scallions Diced
  • Ground Pepper To taste


  1. In a large (8-quart) stock pot, layer the onions, carrots, parsnips, celery and lentils. Add the Nori seaweed on top. Add enough water to cover the lentils and vegetables by 3 inches.
  2. Bring water to boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 1 hour.
  3. Season with parsley and ground pepper to taste. Stir and simmer for another 10 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasonings as needed.
  4. Garnish with scallions when serving.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 368

Total Fat: 1g

Saturated Fat: .20g

Sodium: 93mg

Potassium: 1362mg

Total Carbohydrate: 66g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

Protein: 26g

Posted on: February 13, 2014