April's Lentil/Grains/Chicken Soup Recipe

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Submitted by abwatts

Makes 8 servings



A thick soup that can be used as a side dish or thinned for lighter soup. Low sodium, low fat, more fiber and protein to support healthy lifestyle. I use leftovers and previously prepared quantities of grains that I keep in the freezer for this.

Recipe Ingredients for April's Lentil/Grains/Chicken soup

3 1/2 c. beef broth, low sodium
1/3 c. diced celery
1/2 c. diced onion
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/4 c. diced carrots
3/4 c. dry lentils
1/3 c. fresh spinach, chopped
3/4 c. sliced fresh mushrooms
3/4 c. cooked barley
4 1/2 oz. cooked chicken, chopped
1/2 c. cooked bulgur wheat

Recipe Directions for April's Lentil/Grains/Chicken soup

Wash and sort lentils. Bring broth to boil and add celery, onion, garlic, carrots and lentils. Cover and reduce to med. high and cook for 30 minutes. Add spinach, mushrooms, barley, chicken and bulgur wheat. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes more until lentils are soft. To thicken, continue cooking until liquid is absorbed or to thin, add more broth or water. Freeze left overs. Optional: Leave out meat & use vegetable broth for vegetarian.
Categories

Beans, First Course, Boil, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 188.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
203
Calories from Fat
16
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.8g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
357mg
15%
Potassium
470mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
32.1g
11%
Dietary Fiber
10.5g
42%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
15.0g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 3% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
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