Lentil and Chicken Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Lentil and chicken soup recipe? Learn how to make Lentil and chicken soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by phdbeth

Makes 8 servings



from http://www.skinnytaste.com/2009/01/lentil-and-chicken-soup-3-pts.html

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil and chicken soup

1 lb dried lentils
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp garlic powder
1 small onion
3 cloves garlic
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
8 cups water

Recipe Directions for Lentil and chicken soup

  1. In a large pot combine lentils, chicken, water and chicken bullion. Boil, covered over medium-low heat until chicken is cooked, about 15 minutes. Remove chicken from the bone and shred, return to pot.

  2. Meanwhile, in a mini chopper, finely chop onions, scallions, cilantro, garlic, and tomato. Add to the lentils with sazon and cook 15 more minutes, or until lentils are soft. (Add more water if needed)

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 361.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
315
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
61mg
3%
Potassium
710mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
35.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
17.5g
70%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
31.3g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 5% Iron 29%
* 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 sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
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