Lentil Soup From The Mediterranean Prescription Recipe

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Submitted by jsuaccounting

Makes 6 servings



This if from the book, " The Mediterranean Prescription" It makes twelve cups or 6-2cup servings. Reduce the olive oil by a tbs to cut servings by 20 calories. I often take this for lunch. The exact recipe is in the book but here is the basic method here:

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil soup from The Mediterranean Prescription

2 cups Crushed Tomatoes (canned)
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 lb dried lentils
9 oz (1 onion) onion, chopped
6 oz (2 whole) carrots, chopped
4 oz (2 stalks) celery, chopped
3/4 lb (6 medium stalks?) swiss chard, well cleaned and sliced into 1/4 inch strips
1 tsp salt (to taste)
1 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Lentil soup from The Mediterranean Prescription

  1. Rinse lentils and set aside.

  2. Rinse clean and chop swiss chard.

  3. Saute the crushed tomatoes in 1 tbs olive oil and simmer for 15 minutes. Set aside.

  4. Bring two quarts of water to a boil.

  5. Add all ingredients to water

  6. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer about 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Add some of the remaining olive oil.

  7. Serve with a little olive oil on top.

Categories

Soup, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 273.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
263
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
714mg
30%
Potassium
782mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
37.7g
13%
Dietary Fiber
15.7g
63%
Sugars
7.6g
Protein
13.0g
Vitamin A 174% Vitamin C 54%
Calcium 11% 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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