Ham Lentil Soup Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
DishInterest Group

Ingredients

 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Celery ribs2 , chopped
 Carrot1 Large, peeled and chopped
 Lentils8 Ounce
 Water8 Cup (128 tbs)
 Ham hock1
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Grated romano cheese1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3797 Calories from Fat 2192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 244 g376.1%

Saturated Fat 65.4 g327%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 455.6 mg

Sodium 1633.4 mg68.1%

Total Carbohydrates 209 g69.7%

Dietary Fiber 78.1 g312.6%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 203 g406.7%

Vitamin A 257.7% Vitamin C 57.4%

Calcium 46.9% Iron 113.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. In a large saucepan or flameproof casserole, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and carrot and cook 5 minutes, or until softened. Add lentils, water, ham hock, and oregano. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 35 to 45 minutes, or until lentils are soft but not falling apart.
2. Remove ham hock from soup. Remove any meat from bone and chop coarsely; add to soup. Season with salt and pepper. Pass a bowl of Romano cheese on the side.
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