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Potato and Lentil Soup

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Simply Potatoes® Homestyle Mashed Potatoes #15750 | Yield: 4

Potato and Lentil Soup
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Simply Potatoes® Homestyle Mashed Potatoes #15750 1 cup
Olive Oil 2 Tbsp
Onion, diced 1 cup
Celery, diced 1/2 cup
Carrot, diced 1/2 cup
Garlic, minced 2 tsp
Red Lentils, dried 1/2 cup
Chicken Stock 1 qt
Kosher Salt 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper, ground 1/4 tsp
Crème Fraiche 2 Tbsp, divided
Chive, fresh, chopped 1 tsp, divided
Carrot, shaved 1/2 cup, divided

Quick Tips

  • Try chickpeas, beans or other pulse proteins, too.
  • Add other shaved veggies on top for bolder color.
  • Use any Simply Potatoes® mashed variety with this recipe.


  1. In a large sauce pot over medium-high heat, add the oil, onion, celery, carrot, and garlic. Cook until lightly browned, stirring often, about 6-8 minutes.
  2. Add the lentils, chicken stock, salt, and pepper to the pan. Reduce to low-medium heat, cover, and cook until lentils are tender, about 20-25 minutes.
  3. Increase to medium-high heat, add the Simply Potatoes Homestyle Mashed and bring to a simmer, stirring often.
  4. Transfer mixture to a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  5. To serve, top 1 cup of soup with 1 ½ tsp crème fraiche, ¼ tsp chive, and 2 Tbsp shaved carrot.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size (392 gg)
  • Servings Per Container
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 360 Calories from Fat 140
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 15g 23%
    • Saturated Fat 7g 35%
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 30mg 10%
  • Sodium 810mg 34%
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%
    • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 14g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 6% Iron 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4

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