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Lentil Soup

chef.matt.frost's picture
I love lentils and especially this Lentil Soup has been a favorite of generations here. The use of beef or lamb broth for the soup is a sure bet, and I serve the Lentil Soup a lil spicier, coz that's the way the soup is best enjoyed. Give it a try and just indulge!
Ingredients
  Dried lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (To Cover)
  Drippings/Fat 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Beef broth/Lamb broth 4 Quart
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

Wash lentils and soak overnight in water to cover.
Brown onion in drippings and add to broth add seasonings, soaked lentils, and water and simmer for 2 hours or until lentils are done.
Add parsley before serving

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 168 Calories from Fat 46

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.8%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.8 mg1.3%

Sodium 1689.8 mg70.4%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.4%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 12 g24.3%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 14.9%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 16.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lentil Soup Recipe