1 Lb of dry lentils 1/2 Large onion chopped pam (olive oil flavor) 8 cups of chicken broth 1 can of chopped tomatoes (3.5 servings) 4 slices of lean ham finelly diced (4 oz)
Sort the lentils and rinse them. Pre heat pot with Pam Olive oil flavor and cook the chopped onions until they start changing color ( about 2 mins). Pour some chicken broth to help caramelized the onions. Add te tomatoes and the rest of the chicken broth and bring it to a boil. Once boiling add the drained lentilsand finelly diced ham. Cover the pot and simmer for about 25 - 30 minutes stirring ocassionaly. If necesary add more chicken broth as it evaporates. With the masher or a hand held blender, pure some lentils to make the broth thicker. Serve as a soup or main dish. Low fat, high fiber and protein. Very filling and nutricious.