Lentil Soup with Chard

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.5
  • Total Fat: 10.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,354.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.8 g
  • Protein: 9.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Lentil Soup with Chard calories by ingredient

Number of Servings: 8


    2 cups brown lentils
    4 cups cold water
    1 tbsp. sea salt
    ¼ tsp pepper
    ¼ cup butter
    ¼ cup olive oil
    1 large can plum tomatoes drained and chopped
    1 large onion, diced
    2 tbsp. minced fresh dill or 1 tbsp. dry dill
    4 garlic cloves
    3 bay leaves


    1 head of Swiss chard, remove ridges – use leaves only, chopped
    ¼ cup of red wine
    1 package sliced baby portabellas
    2 tsp olive oil


Put all items in the first set of ingredients (through the bay leaves) in a heavy non-aluminum pot and bring to a boil.

Add the red wine when it starts to boil, then cover and simmer for 2 to 2-1/2 hours.

About ½ hour into the simmering, add the Swiss chard.

Sautee the baby portabella mushrooms on the side in the 2 tsp olive oil and add them to the soup about 1 hr. into the simmering.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FOURINFALL.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    This is amazing! I added a few Serrano peppers to give it a little kick. I WILL make this again! - 3/1/09

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    Awesome! - 12/13/08

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    This soup is awesome! Thanks for sharing! - 2/1/08

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    Very Good
    This has a five star rating!!! My family and I enjoyed it so much, can't wait to make it again. Good and hearty!! - 1/31/08

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    LOVE this soup! It's so hearty and filling and GOOD for you! - 1/30/08