Lentil Soup


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 85.8
  • Total Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 195.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Introduction

This soup uses dried lentils and split peas in multiple colors for layering in jars. Makes a pretty gift with recipe card attached. This soup uses dried lentils and split peas in multiple colors for layering in jars. Makes a pretty gift with recipe card attached.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/2 cup red lentils
    1/2 cup brown lentils
    1/2 cup yellow split peas
    1/2 cup green split peas
    1 onion, chopped
    1 carrot, chopped
    7 cups water
    1 tablespoon dried parsley
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
    1 teaspoon minced garlic
    1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/4 teaspoon dried oregano (optional)

Directions

In a one quart jar, layer the green split peas, yellow splite peas, brown lentils, and red lentils. Place lid on jar and set aside.

In a small bowl, mix together dry ingredients as follows: parsley, salt, sage, minced garlic, pepper, garlic powder, and oregano (if using). Pour spices into the corner of a small plastic storage bag. Twist and tie off (cut off any extra bag.)

At this point, the lentil soup is ready to store or to give as a gift.

TO PREPARE: Rinse and pick over lentils. Place lentils in large stock pot with 7 cups of water. Add to the lentils: 1 chopped onion and one chopped carrot. Empty contents of spice packet into stock pot. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. For a thicker soup, take the lid off during the last 15 minutes of cooking time.

Serve HOT. Makes 6 - 8 servings. And it is GOOOOOD!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AUNTEP.

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