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Lentil Soup

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Ingredients
  Dried lentils 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cold water 2 1⁄2 Quart
  Leg of lamb roast/Uncooked lamb bones 8 Ounce (Leftovers)
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Peeled garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) (Small Clove)
  Peppercorns 1⁄4 Teaspoon (10 In Number)
  Peeled sliced onion 1 Medium
  Celery tops 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley sprigs 4 Small
  Peeled diced carrot 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Pick over, then wash lentils, and soak in the cold water overnight.
Drain; measure liquid from beans; add enough cold water to make 2 1/2 qts.
Add the lamb bones, salt, and next 6 ingredients tied in a piece of cheesecloth.
Cover, and simmer 4 hrs.
Remove bones and bag, leaving bits of meat in broth.
Add lentils; cover, and cook 15 min.
Add diced carrots and pepper; continue cooking until lentils and carrots are tender—about 20-30 min.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
14

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 19

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.3%

Saturated Fat 0.84 g4.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.9 mg3.6%

Sodium 868.6 mg36.2%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.8%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 9 g17.6%

Vitamin A 62.7% Vitamin C 6.4%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lentil Soup Recipe