Cream of Lentil Soup
|Lentils||8 Ounce, washed|
|Bacon||1 Teaspoon, chopped|
|Salt||To Taste (as required)|
|Pepper||To Taste (as required)|
|Thyme/Parsley||1 Teaspoon, chopped (as required)|
|Parsley||1 Tablespoon, chopped (as required)|
1) Soak lentils overnight.
2)In a pan add lentils, bacon, chopped onion, carrot and stock or water.
3)Simmer the mixture for 1 1/2 hours ,adding seasoning thyme or parsley into it.
3. Prepare thin sauce of butter,flour,milk and add lentil puree to it and further reheating it.
4)Garnish it with chopped parsley.
5)Serve this hearty and warming Lentil Soup with some roasted peanuts.
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g9.8%
Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 15.2 mg5.1%
Sodium 223.2 mg9.3%
Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%
Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.9%
Sugars 4.4 g
Protein 14 g27.3%
Vitamin A 42.5% Vitamin C 14.5%
Calcium 8.6% Iron 18.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet