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Red Lentil Soup with Sage & Bacon (Everyday Food) Recipe

Looking for an easy Red Lentil Soup w/Sage & Bacon (everyday food) recipe? Learn how to make Red Lentil Soup w/Sage & Bacon (everyday food) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by finleyrc

Makes 6 servings



Red lentils, which actually have a deep-orange color, are rounder and smaller than the more common brown variety. http://www.marthastewart.com/342138/red-lentil-soup-with-sage-and-bacon

Recipe Ingredients for Red Lentil Soup w/Sage & Bacon (everyday food)

4 ounces (5 slices) bacon, cut into 1/4-inch dice
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 medium onion, finely chopped
4 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch dice
6 fresh sage leaves, minced, plus more for garnish
1 1/2 cups red lentils
1 teaspoon ground cumin
5 cups chicken stock

Recipe Directions for Red Lentil Soup w/Sage & Bacon (everyday food)

  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook the bacon until crisp, about 3 minutes. Transfer the bacon to a piece of paper towel, and set aside. Discard all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from pan.

  2. Add the garlic, onion, and carrots to saucepan. Cook vegetable mixture over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the minced sage, and cook 1 minute more.

  3. Add the lentils, cumin, and chicken stock; stir to combine. Simmer until lentils are cooked and falling apart, 20 to 25 minutes.

  4. To serve, divide the hot soup among four soup plates, and garnish with the reserved bacon and additional sage.

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 327.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
977mg
41%
Potassium
733mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
36.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
16.2g
65%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
22.6g
Vitamin A 137% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 5% Iron 24%
* 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 cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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