Hearty Lentil Soup Recipe | Yummly

Hearty Lentil Soup

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12Ingredients
60Minutes
320Calories
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Description

Warm your kitchen this winter with this hearty lentil soup. This recipe requires few ingredients or effort — from start to finish, it's ready to eat in less than an hour. Not only is it easy, but it also makes a tasty component of a delicious dinner and it travels well so you can bring it to work for lunch. Whatever time of day you choose to make it for, it's a foolproof make-ahead meal that you won't regret trying!

Ingredients

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  • 1 pound bacon (sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup celery (chopped, with leaves)
  • 1 cup carrots (chopped)
  • 2 tomatoes (large, peeled and diced)
  • 1 pound lentils
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • bay leaf (optional)
  • basil (optional)
  • hot sauce (optional)
  • lemon juice (squeeze of, optional)
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    Directions

    1. Cook bacon and garlic. Drain the fat thoroughly. Return the mixture to your stock pot.
    2. Add remaining ingredients.
    3. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 30 minutes or until the lentils are soft but firm. If you want a creamy texture, puree half the soup in a blender and return to the pot.
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    NutritionView More

    320Calories
    Sodium28% DV660mg
    Fat26% DV17g
    Protein29% DV15g
    Carbs9% DV26g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories320Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat17g26%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol25mg8%
    Sodium660mg28%
    Potassium550mg16%
    Protein15g29%
    Calories from Fat150
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate26g9%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium4%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(3)

    TracEy a year ago
    yummly i would make it again i made my own rendition
    Thomas Pettersen a year ago
    Good food, added a habanero without seeds. Substituted snort bacon for turkey. Gotta say that the recipe and instructions were a little on the wrong side of ok. No mention of onion in list...apart for garlic/celery...but in instructions said ad onion(so I did) But it’s frustrating for novice kitchen warriors 🤬 Also, no mention of amount of bay leaves or basil, or if it’s fresh or dried....
    Yummly User a year ago
    TERRIBLE INGREDIENT LIST: HOW MUCH ONION? BASIL? BAY LEAF? LEMON JUICE? TERRIBLE COOKING DIRECTIONS: SIMMER? ABOUT HOW LONG?

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