University of Illinois Extension
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Lentil Soup
Total : 90 min

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups lentils
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 8 ounces chorizo, chopped
  • 6 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 6 cups water
  • salt and pepper -- to taste

Directions:

  1. Saute onions and peppers in olive oil until tender.
  2. Add flour, cook 1 minute.
  3. Add all other ingredients
  4. Simmer 1¾ hours.
Exchange: 1 vegetable, 1 high fat meat, 2 starch
Carbohydrate Units: 2.5
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
8 2-cup servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 381      Calories from Fat 150
% Daily Value 
26% Total Fat 17g
8% Cholesterol   25mg
15% Sodium   370mg
13% Total Carbohydrate   38g
68%   Dietary Fiber   17g
0%   Sugars   0g
56% Protein   28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: