Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentil Soup
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Unsalted butter/Corn oil margarine1 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Large, sliced
 Green bell pepper1 Small, chopped
 Garlic buds2 , minced
 Unsalted beef stock2 1⁄2 Quart (10 Cups)
 Bay leaves2
 Crushed dried thyme1 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Baking yeast2 Tablespoon
 Dried lentils1 Pound, soaked in water to cover overnight, drained (2 Cups)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 556 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.2%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg

Sodium 14.4 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 37.5 g150.2%

Sugars 8.5 g

Protein 48 g96.5%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 45.5%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 60.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) In a large iron skillet, heat the butter or margarine and add the onion, green pepper and garlic
2) Keep this cooking until the vegetables turn tender & lightly brown.
3) Pour in the beef stock in a large saucepan or soup kettle and add the cooked vegetables, bay leaves, thyme, pepper and Bakon Yeast
4) Mix this well and then boil this after adding the drained lentils
5) With the heat lowered, cover it slightly so that the steam escapes and it simmers for 1½ hours

SERVING
6) Pour the hot soup into bowls
7) Serve hot
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