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Easy Lentil Soup

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An incredibly easy and economical soup to make during the week.
  Lentil 1 Pound, rinsed
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Yellow onion 1 , peeled & sliced in half
  Chicken broth 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Thyme sprig 1 , leaves removed from the stem and diced
  Butter 2 Tablespoon

1. In a stock pot combine the lentils, clove, onion, bay leaf, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cook for 30 minutes. Continuously skim the foam from the top.
2. Remove the clove, yellow onion, and bay leaf.
3. Add the crushed garlic, thyme, and butter.
4. Cook for an additional 10 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Here is an amazing video where the chef shares an incredibly easy and economical lentil soup to make during the week. The video is very nicely explained so that the soup can be effortlessly made at home. Surely a great appetizing and healthy soup for a cold winter day!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 246 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.6%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg2.7%

Sodium 607.7 mg25.3%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 17.6 g70.5%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 16 g31.9%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 5.9%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 24.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Easy Lentil Soup Recipe Video