German Lentil Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 245.0
  • Total Fat: 13.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.4 mg
  • Sodium: 365.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

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Hearty low-fat and low calorie winter meal. Hearty low-fat and low calorie winter meal.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 1/2 cup dried lentils
    4 bacon slices (or ham or sausage)
    1 chopped leak
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    3/4 cup chopped green pepper
    1 chopped carrot
    1 can diced tomatoes
    3 tablespoons butter
    3 tablespoons flour
    2 cups broth
    2 tablespoons vinegar
    salt to taste
    sour cream


Cook lentils in 5 cups cold water, bring to a boil than simmer for about an hour.

Cook cut up bacon and veggies in frying pan over low heat for about five minutes, then add to cooked lentils.

Melt butter in empty frying pan and add flour, stirring till blended. Stir in broth and vinegar (and salt to taste). Bring to a boil. Pour roux over lentil mixture. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.

Serve with a dollop of sour cream.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EUROMCNAIR.

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