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Lentil, Cheese, and Vegetable Soup Recipe
|Vegetable oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Carrots||1 Cup (16 tbs), julienned|
|Onions||1 Cup (16 tbs), diced|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Thyme leaves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Lentils||3 Ounce, uncooked|
|Instant chicken broth and seasoning mix||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Swiss chard||4 Cup (64 tbs), drained|
|Cheddar||1⁄4 Pound, shredded|
|Italian flat leaf parsley||1 (For Garnish)|
Calories 534 Calories from Fat 239
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 g41.8%
Saturated Fat 13.1 g65.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 59.5 mg
Sodium 1221.6 mg50.9%
Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%
Dietary Fiber 17.6 g70.3%
Sugars 9.5 g
Protein 29 g58.3%
Vitamin A 315.8% Vitamin C 59.9%
Calcium 52.1% Iron 31.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1.Take a 2 quart saucepan and heat some oil in it.
2.Add in carrots, garlic, onions, thyme, bayleaf and stir fry over medium heat for about 2 minutes until vegetables become tender and crisp.
3.Add in lentils, water, broth mis and combine well.
4. Bring mixture to boil.
5.Let simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes until lentils soften.
6.Stir in the Swiss chard and cook for another 10 minutes.
7.Add in cheese and let simmer until cheese melts of for 5 minutes.
8. Season with salt and pepper.
9. Serve hot.