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Lentil Soup

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  Lentils 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Carrot 1 , diced
  Celery ribs 2 , sliced
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Dried marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Beef broth 3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs)
  Crushed red pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bacon 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash the lentils; place in the slow cooking pot.
Just cover with cold salted water; cover and cook on low overnight.
Drain off any surplus liquid.
Add the garlic, onion, carrot, celery, tomatoes, bacon, marjoram, salt, pepper, red pepper and beef broth.
Cover and cook on low heat.
Add more broth if necessary.
Cook on low 8 to 10 hours.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1110 Calories from Fat 284

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.4%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60 mg20%

Sodium 4591.3 mg191.3%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.6%

Dietary Fiber 55.8 g223.3%

Sugars 27.1 g

Protein 71 g141.3%

Vitamin A 256.2% Vitamin C 115.1%

Calcium 31.8% Iron 84.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lentil Soup Recipe