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Lentil Soup (Faki)

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  Dried lentils 16 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 2 Quart
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 , quartered
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled
  Bay leaves 2
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Rinse lentils several times.
In a kettle, put lentils, water, olive oil, celery, carrot, onion, tomato paste, garlic, bay leaves, salt, and pepper.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer covered 2 hours.
Adjust salt and pepper.
Serve with a cruet of vinegar.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2696 Calories from Fat 1006

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 114 g174.9%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g79%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 579 mg24.1%

Total Carbohydrates 303 g101.1%

Dietary Fiber 145.5 g581.9%

Sugars 21.4 g

Protein 122 g243.3%

Vitamin A 21.4% Vitamin C 71.2%

Calcium 38.6% Iron 205%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lentil Soup (Faki) Recipe