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Lentil Red Pepper Soup

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  Lentils 16 Ounce, rinsed, drained, and picked over (1 Package)
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Carrots 2 Large, chopped
  Ham hock 1
  Homemade chicken stock/3 cans, 14 1/2 ounce each, chicken broth 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned diced green chilies 4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Roasted red peppers 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed, drained, and pureed in a food processor
  Salt To Taste

1. In a 5-quart electric slow cooker, mix together the lentils, onions, carrots, ham hock, stock, and water.
2. Cover and cook on the low heat setting 9 hours, or until the lentils are tender. Remove the ham hock; finely chop the meat and return it to the slow cooker. Discard the bone. Stir in the cumin, cayenne, green chiles, and red pepper puree. Season with salt to taste. Increase the heat to the high setting and cook 15 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Slow Cooked

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4746 Calories from Fat 1918

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 213 g327.9%

Saturated Fat 60.8 g304.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 476 mg158.7%

Sodium 4131.5 mg172.1%

Total Carbohydrates 419 g139.8%

Dietary Fiber 151.5 g605.9%

Sugars 65.1 g

Protein 290 g580%

Vitamin A 608.8% Vitamin C 306%

Calcium 51.2% Iron 230.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lentil Red Pepper Soup Recipe