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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 154.7
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 807.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 8.8 g

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Lentil Soup with Swiss Chard

Submitted by: TERRYN3

Introduction

Green lentils are much nicer in this recipe than the more common brown lentils. This recipe is a great source of Vitamin A and Potassium. Green lentils are much nicer in this recipe than the more common brown lentils. This recipe is a great source of Vitamin A and Potassium.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 large onion peeled and hopped
    3 med-large carrots scraped and chopped
    1 large stalk celery cleaned and chopped
    2 TBS olive oil
    2-3 tsp garlic powder
    2 1/4 cups (1 lb) dry green lentils rinsed and picked over
    4 cups (32 oz) vegetable broth
    Bouquet garni (see instructions)
    8 cups (approx 1 lb) swiss chard cleaned and chopped

Directions

Saute chopped onions in oil in large stock pot until softened and translucent. Add carrots and celery and saute for 5 minutes or more until becoming tender. Stir in 3 tsp garlic powder, vegetable broth, and lentils. Make a bouquet garni: Add 1 parmesan rind, 2 bay leaves and a sprig or two each fresh parsley and thyme or use dried herbs to a piece of cheesecloth - tie shut. Add this little package to the soup mixture. Bring to boil. Cover and lower heat; simmer for 45 minutes. Uncover and add the swiss chard, stirring down. Simmer for 5 more minutes.

Serving Size: Makes 8 servings (2 cups each)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TERRYN3.






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