My Motherís Lentil Soup
Dependable, hearty, and nourishing, just like Mom! This soup is hearty enough to serve as a main dish, accompanied by bread and salad.
- 2 cups lentils, uncooked
- 10 cups water
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 medium carrots, chopped
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 3 medium new potatoes, cut in chunks
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tsp salt (sea salt if on a corn-free diet*)
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- Tabasco sauce, optional
- Combine all ingredients in a large soup pot. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer.
- Cook covered for about 45 minutes, until the lentils are soft and start to fall apart.
- Some people prefer the lentils very soft, others prefer them a bit more chewy. Use your judgement! If a spicier soup is desired, add more salt or pepper, or even a splash or two of Tabasco sauce
* Allergy notes: People following a corn-free diet should avoid iodized salt since it contains dextrose, which should be avoided by those allergic to corn.
Calories from Fat 7 (2%)
(1%)Total Fat 1g
(1%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 59g
(94%)Dietary Fiber 23g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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