Stage 3 - Lentil Soup

As you transition into Stage 3 of the post-surgery meal plan (3 to 4 weeks after surgery) and you are able to tolerate blended and pureed foods, try out this recipe!

Servings 4 servings (1 serving = ½ cup)

Ingredients

  

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 low-sodium vegetable bouillon cube crumbled
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 large carrots peeled and diced

Instructions

 

  • Place all the ingredients into a pot.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Once cooled, carefully place into a blender and blend/puree. Consistency should be liquid and able to go through a straw (but don't use a straw), no chunks. Strain if needed.

Notes

Calories: 186 | Total Protein: 12.9g  | Total Carbs: 32.4g | Total Fat: 0.6g