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Cream Of Lentil Soup

Ingredients
  Dried lentils 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Quart
  Brown soup stock/Instant beef broth 2 Quart
  Bacon slices 4 , diced
  Celery stalks 4 , chopped
  Yellow onions 2 , peeled and diced
  Sweet green bell pepper 1⁄2 , diced
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)
  Tabasco 1 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)
  Cream/Half and half / mock cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Yellow onion 1 , peeled and sliced thin
  Fresh rosemary/1/2 tablespoon dried rosemary 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh chives/Green onion tops 2
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Place the lentils, water, and soup stock in a 6- to 8-quart kettle, with lid, and bring to a simmer.
Saute bacon and chopped vegetables until limp, about 6 minutes.
Add to the kettle.
Cover and simmer until the lentils mash easily.
Puree all of this in a food processor or blender, using small batches.
Return to the kettle.
Add the Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, salt, and pepper to taste.
Stir in the cream and allow to simmer while you prepare the onion and rosemary garnish.
Saute the sliced onion, along with the rosemary and chives, until the onion is tender.
Set aside.
Add the sherry to the soup just before serving.
Garnish with a little pile of the onion and rosemary placed on top of the bowl of soup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Beef

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3558 Calories from Fat 272

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.2%

Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.6 mg13.2%

Sodium 5875 mg244.8%

Total Carbohydrates 662 g220.8%

Dietary Fiber 128.8 g515%

Sugars 189.5 g

Protein 159 g317.9%

Vitamin A 56.9% Vitamin C 153.9%

Calcium 150.5% Iron 208.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cream Of Lentil Soup Recipe