Cozy Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 180.3
  • Total Fat: 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.0 mg
  • Sodium: 375.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 10.5 g

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Introduction

Simple, hearty, inexpensive, and something one can usually throw together even if they should have gone grocery shopping a week ago. Simple, hearty, inexpensive, and something one can usually throw together even if they should have gone grocery shopping a week ago.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    2 slices bacon
    1.5 cups sliced onion
    5 oz. lentils
    1 T chopped garlic
    2 T tomato paste
    3 sprigs thyme
    1 c frozen spinach
    10 c water

Directions

In a cold pot, place bacon, cut into cm wide pieces, on burner set at medium heat. Render until crispy. Pour off most of the fat. Add lentils, saute until toasty and they release their aroma. Add sliced onions, turn heat to low, stirring occasionally until translucent. Add garlic, tomato paste, and thyme. Bring heat back up to med and saute for an additional minute. Add 10 cups of water, stirring. Bring to a simmer until lentils are tender. Add frozen spinach. Cook until unfrozen. Season with salt pepper and red wine vinegar or lemon juice to taste.

Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAROLINE1000.

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