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Lentil And Vegetable Soup

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Dried lentils 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), rinsed and sorted
  Hot water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Carrots 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Stalk celery 1 Large, finely chopped
  Potato 1 Medium, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Cubed cooked ham/Ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Inch Cubes)
  Dried marjoram leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

In 3-quart casserole, combine onion, garlic and olive oil.
Cover.
Microwave at High for 2 to 3 minutes, or until onion is tender.
Stir in remaining ingredients, except salt.
Re-cover.
Microwave at High for 5 minutes.
Reduce power to 70% (Medium High).
Microwave for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until lentils are tender, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Stir in salt to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Clove
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 323 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.2%

Saturated Fat 0.67 g3.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 454.1 mg18.9%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18.1%

Dietary Fiber 22 g88%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A 109.8% Vitamin C 34%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 34.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lentil And Vegetable Soup Recipe