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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 64.9
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.3 mg
  • Sodium: 117.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Creamy broccoli lentil soup

Submitted by: SUNSHINE100

Introduction

1. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat.
2. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.
3. Add the carrots, celery and basil and cook for a few more minutes until the spices coat them nicely.
4. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
5. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour covered, covered.
6. Using a wand blender, puree till smooth. Garnish with green onions if desired.
Makes three 2 cup (500 mL) servings. Freeze some portions for workdays on the run.

1. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat.
2. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.
3. Add the carrots, celery and basil and cook for a few more minutes until the spices coat them nicely.
4. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
5. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour covered, covered.
6. Using a wand blender, puree till smooth. Garnish with green onions if desired.
Makes three 2 cup (500 mL) servings. Freeze some portions for workdays on the run.


Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 ½ tbsp (22.5 mL) extra virgin olive oil
    2 tsp (10 mL) crushed garlic
    ¾ cup (85 mL) chopped onion
    1 large carrot, chopped
    1 celery stalk, chopped
    1 tbsp (15 mL) dried basil
    3 cups (750 mL) chopped broccoli (1 large head)
    ¾ cup (85 mL) dried green lentils
    4 cups (1 L) low sodium chicken broth
    2 tbsp (30 mL) parmesan cheese, grated
    Optional: 2 green onions, chopped (for garnish)
    Makes 6- 1 cup servings

Directions



Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUNSHINE100.






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  • I tried this recipe the other day. I thought my husband wouldn't like it but as I was cooking it he commented on how good it smelled. We absolutely loved it. I recommend you try it. - 1/12/11

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