Lentil Soup

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Lentil Soup



Lentil Soup
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: Maureen Bligh
Food Groups: Vegetables, Protein
Meal Type: Soup & Stews
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Fiber
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)

A low fat soup that will become a favorite.

Ingredients:

1 cup dry Lentils, rinsed and drained
1 cup chopped green sweet Pepper
1 cup sliced Carrots (2 medium)
1/2 cup chopped Onion
2 teaspoons instant chicken Bouillon granules
2 teaspoons snipped fresh Sage or 1/2 teaspoon dried Sage crushed
1/8 teaspoon ground red Pepper
2 cloves Garlic, minced
6 ounces fully cooked smoked Sausage links, quartered lengthwise and sliced

Preparation:

In a large pot mix lentils, sweet pepper, carrots, onion, bouillon granules, sage, ground red pepper, garlic, and 5 cups water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until vegetables and lentils are tender. Stir in saugage and heat through. Makes about 7 cups (5 main dish servings)


Nutrient Information
Calories: 326
Total Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 265 mg
Carbohydrates: 36 g
Protein: 21 g
Fiber: 16 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium:
Iron:

Cook's Notes: