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Spring Lentil Soup

Spring Lentil Soup
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Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened but not browned, 2 to 3 minutes. 
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, except the tomatoes, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until the lentils are tender, 25 to 30 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes and simmer 5 more minutes.
     
By April, 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 471
  • Calcium 90mg
  • Carbohydrate 51g
  • Cholesterol 67mg
  • Fat 11g
  • Fiber 15g
  • Iron 7mg
  • Protein 46mg
  • Sat Fat 3g
  • Sodium 205mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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If pressed for time, use packages of presliced vegetables found at most supermarkets.

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