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Lentil Soup IV

ZAHIRAH

"This thick soup is perfect for a cold winter day. It keeps well for a couple of days, and the leftovers are fabulous! This is a great soup to make while camping for a filling meal. Serve with a dash of vinegar and some crusty bread."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 167 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings

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  1. Rinse and pick through lentils, then place in a bowl with water to cover and let soak while you prepare the other ingredients.
  2. Fill a large pot with 2 quarts of water, and stir in the olive oil and salt. Bring to a boil.
  3. Drain the lentils, and carefully pour into the boiling water. Add the onions, tomatoes, garlic, potatoes, carrots and plantains into boiling water. Drop in bay leaves and season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until lentils and plantains are tender, 45 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 167 calories; 3.2 g fat; 28.4 g carbohydrates; 7.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 15 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I used about 4 quarts of water. I modified the recipe slightly, changes include 1/2 cup olive oil, 6 potatoes, 16 oz. baby carrots, 3 lbs of lentils, and 12 ounces of mushrooms. The total yield ...

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Not a bad soup- I diced instead of grating the onion, and added a can of diced tomoatoes as I didn't have any fresh. I also added seasonings and a teaspoon of beef boullion. My husband suggest...

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I used about 4 quarts of water. I modified the recipe slightly, changes include 1/2 cup olive oil, 6 potatoes, 16 oz. baby carrots, 3 lbs of lentils, and 12 ounces of mushrooms. The total yield ...

Hearty, satisfying soup. I liked the lentil and plantain combination, but next time I might try it with black beans just to see how that is. My only problem was that the lentils needed to cook...

Add a squeeze of lemon and some paprika when serving.

Not a bad soup- I diced instead of grating the onion, and added a can of diced tomoatoes as I didn't have any fresh. I also added seasonings and a teaspoon of beef boullion. My husband suggest...

I omitted the plantains and bay leaf (because I have limited access to new ingredients) and added a red bell pepper. Spiced with coriander and paprika. After the soup simmered for almost an hour...

This was my first attempt at lentil soup and it was a complete success with my family. It's easy and fairly fail-proof. I've made this soup twice now and it's tasted better each time! I modifi...

This was a wonderful recipe. I made a large batch, and seperated it out into smaller containers. I froze those containers and then took a few of them with me on a camping trip. As they thawed...