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Chicken With Lentils

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  Bacon slices 4 , cut into 2-inch pieces
  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound
  Lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Stalk celery 1 Large, sliced
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned whole tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon

Fry bacon in 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven until crisp.
Remove with slotted spoon and drain; reserve.
Cut chicken into pieces; cut each breast half into halves and remove skin.
Cook chicken in bacon fat over medium heat until light brown on all sides; remove chicken from skillet.
Add lentils, celery, onion, garlic, wine, tomatoes (with liquid), salt, thyme and reserved bacon to skillet.
Break up tomatoes with fork.
Place chicken on mixture.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and cook until chicken is done and lentils are tender, about 45 minutes; sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3996 Calories from Fat 1911

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 212 g326.3%

Saturated Fat 60.5 g302.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1027.4 mg342.5%

Sodium 3705.1 mg154.4%

Total Carbohydrates 177 g59.1%

Dietary Fiber 73.2 g292.9%

Sugars 15.2 g

Protein 316 g631.4%

Vitamin A 136% Vitamin C 186.6%

Calcium 57.3% Iron 209%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken With Lentils Recipe