Tomato Bacon & Lentil Soup Gi Jane Recipe

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Looking for an easy Tomato Bacon & Lentil Soup GI Jane recipe? Learn how to make Tomato Bacon & Lentil Soup GI Jane using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gi-jane

Makes 4 servings



A substantial soup with a hint of smoky bacon

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato Bacon & Lentil Soup GI Jane

500 g g Passata
3 oz red lentils
8 oz carrot, diced
1 1/2 pint water (or vegetable stock)
2 servings Oak Smoked Back Bacon
1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp basil
1 black pepper

Recipe Directions for Tomato Bacon & Lentil Soup GI Jane

  1. Heat the olive oil gently and cook the bacon, onion and garlic for several minutes until softened

  2. Add the diced carrot, cover and allow to 'sweat' for 10 minutes

  3. Add the lentils, tomatoes, stock and herbs. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer gently for 25 minutes

  4. Puree the soup in a food processor or using a hand-held immersion blender, adding a little more water if it is too thick.

Categories

Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 426.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
195
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.4g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
442mg
18%
Potassium
433mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
28.8g
10%
Dietary Fiber
9.7g
39%
Sugars
10.3g
Protein
10.8g
Vitamin A 190% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 5% Iron 11%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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