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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 303.3
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.3 mg
  • Sodium: 2,341.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.8 g
  • Protein: 24.6 g

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YUMMY, Easy Lentil Soup

Submitted by: RICELAURANNE

Introduction

This lentil soup is SO easy and wonderful! Even my husband loved it! It's filling and turns out more like a chowder, give it a try! This lentil soup is SO easy and wonderful! Even my husband loved it! It's filling and turns out more like a chowder, give it a try!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 cups (or 1, 16 oz bag) dry lentils
    2 quarts (8 cups) chicken broth
    1 onion, diced
    1 cup carrots, chopped
    2-3 medium potatoes, no skin, diced
    3/4 can tomato paste
    3 cloves garlic
    1 tablespoon ground cumin

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Directions

In a large saucepan, combine all the ingredients. Bring it to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer until lentils are soft (30-45 minutes). Stir occassionally while cooking. Serve with a squeeze of lemon if you want! Sprinkling fresh parsley on top will add color to this dish. Enjoy!!!
p.s. Feeds 6 if the soup is served as the meal, feeds 8+ if it is just part of the meal.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RICELAURANNE.






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  • The canned chicken broth and tomato paste have a LOT of sodium. I used water and a smoked ham hock instead and it was delicious. - 1/12/13

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  • Soup sounds great, but....at 2,341.6 mg of sodium per serving, it sure isn't healthy for anyone! Or, is that a miscalculation? - 2/16/12

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  • I was not fond of the cumin but I think it would be good without that too. My kids loved it as is. - 3/7/08

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  • Thank-you! As a person who doesn't especially like cooking or long ingredient lists, but loves savory home-made tasting things, this was perfect! - 1/31/08

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  • This is a great recipe!! My kids and hubby even liked it! Thanks! - 9/11/07

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  • This is very tasty. I substitute veggie broth for the chicken broth because I am vegetarian. - 3/19/07

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