You could make this soup with brown or split orange lentils too. If you use the orange lentils, the soup will have a brighter color and take even less time to cook.
For more protein, use stock instead of water. If using canned or boxed, they can be salty, so take care to adjust the salt at the end of cooking.
All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.