Hearty Vegetable and Lentil Soup

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Makes:
  • 6 servings
  • 12 servings
Prep Time:
10 minutes 20 minutes
Cooking Time:
105 minutes 105 minutes
This hearty soup is very versatile and can be adapted for whatever vegetables you have available. Use this dish as a complement to a meal or serve with homemade corn bread to complete a meal. The vegetables and lentils provide an excellent amount of insoluble and soluble fiber, and this dish is a great choice for those dealing with constipation.

Directions

1.In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients except tomato paste. Bring to a boil.

2.Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 to 1 & 1/2 hours or until lentils and rice are tender.

3.Add the tomato paste and stir until blended. Cook for 10-15 minutes. Discard bay leaves.

1.In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients except tomato paste. Bring to a boil.

2.Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 to 1 & 1/2 hours or until lentils and rice are tender.

3.Add the tomato paste and stir until blended. Cook for 10-15 minutes. Discard bay leaves.

Nutritional Data (per serving)

206 calories

1.4 gram(s) fat

0 gram(s) saturated fat

0 mg cholesterol

36 gram(s) carbohydrate

12.6 gram(s) dietary fiber

12.9 gram(s) protein