Faki-Lentil Soup

Faki-Lentil Soup
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 213.6
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 568.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Protein: 8.3 g

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Introduction

A great tasting hearty soup! Serve with whole wheat pitas and a nice salad and this is not only yummy, but good for you too! A great tasting hearty soup! Serve with whole wheat pitas and a nice salad and this is not only yummy, but good for you too!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    3 medium potatoes, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
    3 medium carrots, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
    3 celery stalks, diced into 1/4-inch pieces
    2 medium onions, chopped
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    2 T olive oil
    8 cups vegetable stock
    2 cups lentils, rinsed and drained
    3 tsp. dried oregano
    2 bay leaves
    1/4 cup tomato paste
    2 T freshly snipped parsley
    1/2 cup red wine vinegar
    salt and freshly ground black pepper; to taste

Directions

1)In a large kettle, cook potatoes, carrots, celery, onions & garlic in olive oil over med. heat, until onion is softened (about 5-6 minutes). Stir frequently.
2)Add broth, lentils, oregano, bay leaves, tomato paste and parsley to vegetable mixture. Salt and pepper, to taste.
3)Simmer lentil soup, uncovered for 1 hr (or until vegetables are tender and soup is thickened), stirring occasionally. Add additional water or broth (not in nutritional data) as needed to keep lentils covered. Remove bay leaves and stir in red wine vinegar just before serving.

Makes 8 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RDASKALOS.

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