Lowered Fat Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Lowered Fat Lentil Soup recipe? Learn how to make Lowered Fat Lentil Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by paganangelz

Makes 6 servings



Saute the garlic, onion, celery and chard stems in 3 T. oil, if desired.

Recipe Ingredients for Lowered Fat Lentil Soup

4 cups of lentils
8 cups chard
1 large onion,
1/4 c. celery
4 cloves garlic
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 t flour
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Lowered Fat Lentil Soup

Cook the lentils in plenty of water (more than enough to cover) until done, approximately 40 minutes. Add chard leaves which have been chopped and one cup water, reserve the stems. Meanwhile saute the onions, chopped chard stems and celery in 1/4 cup water. Crush garlic with salt and add to onions, continue to saute until vegetables are softened and golden. Add the vegetables to the chard and lentil mixture. Stir. Add lemon juice mixed with one teaspoon flour to flavor the soup. Let simmer until it thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Categories

Vegetables, Soup, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 228.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
481
Calories from Fat
13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.5g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
116mg
5%
Potassium
1488mg
43%
Total Carbohydrates
83.9g
28%
Dietary Fiber
40.5g
162%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
34.4g
Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 11% Iron 59%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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