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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 13
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 131.6
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 902.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.4 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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Lentil and Kale Soup

Submitted by: CHEFJUNE

Introduction

On a cold winter's night nothing warms the belly like a big bowl of smoky lentil soup filled with goodness. On a cold winter's night nothing warms the belly like a big bowl of smoky lentil soup filled with goodness.
Number of Servings: 13

Ingredients

    1 medium onion, diced
    4-5 large carrots, scrubbed and small diced
    1/4 t fresh ground pepper
    12 cups vegetable or chicken broth
    1 Jalapeno pepper, diced (with seeds if you want it spicy)
    1 anaheim or poblano pepper, diced
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1-1/2 t ground cumin
    1 cup Orange/Red Lentils
    2 cup brown/green lentils
    1 cup French/black lentils
    1-2 bunches Kale, washed, stems removed, rough chopped
    1 pound fresh or frozen green beans, cut in half.(optional)

Tips

This freezes fabulously, can be Vegan and is Gluten free!


Directions

In large Saucepan over medium heat, saute onions until transluscent -stirring frequently about 4 minutes.
Add broth, carrots, peppers, garlic and cumin. Add Jar of lentils-stirring as your pour.Add kale. Cover, set timer for 30 minutes, and bring to a boil stirring occasionally.. When boils,
Reduce to a simmer and continue to cook until timer goes off. Stir occasionally- stir from the bottom to make sure lentils aren't sticking. Check for done-ness -The green and french (black) lentils take longer to cook)
If adding green beans add in last 10 minutes-The orange lentils will dissolve and make a rich sauce. Test for doneness- the French lentils will still pop when bitten yet should be cooked through tender but not mushy, remove from heat.
Makes approximately 13 16oz servings







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  • This is delicious. Thanks. We had never used lentils and loved them. - 4/7/12

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  • I made this last night and it was really, really good. I had to stay away from the Jalapenos as my dad would not eat it if I put them in. The broth was just a little hollow without that kick, so I used a dash of cayenne pepper and paprika to pick it up. Yum! - 7/19/11

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  • Awesome good! And it certainly didn't taste dietary. - 2/17/11

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