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Homestyle Lentil Soup

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  Dried lentils 1 Pound
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Carrots 4 , sliced cubed or trimmed in the shape of round balls
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Whole black peppercorns 10
  Cured ham/Canadian bacon 5 Ounce, cut into 1/2 inch cubes (heavily cured)
  Dry red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Combine all ingredients, except for the wine, in the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on low 6 to 8 hours.
Just before serving, stir in the red wine.
Adjust seasonings, if necessary.
Additional water may be added for a thinner consistency.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 484 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.4 mg6.1%

Sodium 643.2 mg26.8%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.4%

Dietary Fiber 30.6 g122.5%

Sugars 13.9 g

Protein 31 g62.5%

Vitamin A 165% Vitamin C 24.4%

Calcium 9.7% Iron 43.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Homestyle Lentil Soup Recipe