Lentils and Black-eye Beans Soup

This recipe (adapted from MSD Healthy Eating for Dabetics cookbook) and photo are courtesy of MSD.

Print Recipe
Servings
4people
Cook Time
1hour
Servings
4people
Cook Time
1hour
Print Recipe
Servings
4people
Cook Time
1hour
Servings
4people
Cook Time
1hour
Ingredients
Servings: people
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Instructions
  1. Place the lentils, black-eye beans, onion, chilli, turmeric and 4 cups of water in pot and bring to boil, simmer, cover for 40 minutes or until the lentil black-eye are tender.
  2. Add tomatoes, salt and the remaining water, continue cooking for 15 minutes.
  3. Heat oil, fry garlic, cumin seeds and curry in oil for 2 minutes, add to lentil soup, simmer for 2 minutes and serve hot.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Tips

  • In general, legumes (including lentils) are a great source of protein and minerals and are considered to be a low GI* food.
  • When consuming dishes containing legumes, be aware of other sources of meat.
  • A mixed salad with your choice of vegetables is great side dish to serve with the soup.
*The glycemic index (GI) is a measure of how quickly blood sugar levels rise after eating a particular type of food.

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