Tina's Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 153.6
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.2 mg
  • Sodium: 812.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 13.2 g

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A terrific soup that's even more delicious as leftovers. A terrific soup that's even more delicious as leftovers.
Number of Servings: 12


    24 oz lentils, dry
    1 cup diced carrots
    1 cup diced celery
    1 cup onions diced
    3 tbsp olive oil
    1-1/2 cups fat free chicken broth
    1 tbsp garlic powder
    1 tbsp salt (to taste)
    1 tbsp black pepper (to taste)
    1 lb ham steak cubed
    13 cups tap water, approx.


Heat olive oil in large soup pot.
Place carrots, celery, onions, & ham steak into oil and cook until tender.
Mix in seasonings.
When tender, add 6 cups water and bring to boil.
Add chicken broth.
Simmer, (taste, you may want more seasonings added).
Add lentils to water, and bring to boil.
Cook on medium heat until thick.
Add extra water as lentils begin to thicken, and stir (A LOT).

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CONCETTA2.

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  • Very Good
    Even better the next day. I think I would add the ham at the end next time for added flavor. I added some part-skim mozzarella to the top when serving. - 1/3/11

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  • Great recipe. My grandkids loved it too! - 5/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    i used half the salt and will use less next time. i served mine up with a splash of hot sauce. mmmmmm! very tasty. - 2/12/08

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