black bean lentil soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 137.0
  • Total Fat: 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 16.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.6 g
  • Protein: 7.4 g

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Number of Servings: 10


    1 pound dry black beans
    1 1/2 quarts water
    1 carrot, chopped
    1 stalk celery, chopped
    1 large red onion, chopped
    6 cloves garlic, crushed
    2 green bell peppers, chopped
    2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
    1/4 cup dry lentils
    1 (28 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    2 teaspoons ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    1 tablespoon salt
    1/2 cup uncooked white rice


In a large pot over medium-high heat, place the beans in three times their volume of water. Bring to a boil, and let boil 10 minutes. Cover, remove from heat and let stand 1 hour. Drain, and rinse.
In a slow cooker, combine soaked beans and 1 1/2 quarts fresh water. Cover, and cook for 3 hours on High.
Stir in carrot, celery, onion, garlic, bell peppers, jalapeno pepper, lentils, and tomatoes. Season with chili powder, cumin, oregano, black pepper, red wine vinegar, and salt. Cook on Low for 2 to 3 hours. Stir the rice into the slow cooker in the last 20 minutes of cooking.
Puree about half of the soup with a blender or food processor, then pour back into the pot before serving.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ADAMM9.

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