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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 178.5
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,315.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.4 g
  • Protein: 12.2 g

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Lentil Soup

Submitted by: CROWNECAKES


Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    * 3 strips (3 ounces) bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    * 1 large onion, chopped
    * 3 medium carrots, peeled, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1/4-inch half-moons
    * 3 garlic cloves, minced
    * 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    * 1 1/2 cups lentils, picked over and rinsed
    * 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    * 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth (3 1/2 cups)
    * 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
    * Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

1. In a Dutch oven (or other 5-quart pot with a tight-fitting lid), cook bacon over medium-low heat until browned and crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon fat.
2. Add onion and carrots; cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in tomato paste, and cook 1 minute.
3. Add lentils, thyme, broth, and 2 cups water. Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer. Cover; cook until lentils are tender, 30 to 45 minutes.
4. Stir in vinegar, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Serve immediately.


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CROWNECAKES.






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