Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 87.5
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 268.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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Cost friendly soup that will taste even better the next day. Cost friendly soup that will taste even better the next day.
Number of Servings: 8


    8 cups cold water
    2 cups dried lentils
    6 whole cloves
    2 bay leaves
    2 onions, sliced or chopped coarsely
    1 8-ounce can diced tomatoes
    4 stalks celery, chopped coarsely
    2-3 carrots, sliced
    3-4 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
    black pepper, to taste
    Ham or bacon (fried and broken into bits), optional
    1-2 cubes beef bouillon, optional
    1 Tablespoon cider vinegar


Bring water, lentils, whole cloves and bay leaves to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
Then, add all other ingredients (except cider vinegar), and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Finally, add the cider vinegar, stir, and serve.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BUN3KIN.

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