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Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

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Slow Cooker Lentil Soup
En Español

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  • Makes: 6 servings

Quick to make but rich and delicious flavors of carrots, onion, and celery flavor in this slow cooker lentil soup.  Add your favorite spices if you want to add a little kick. 

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 1/4 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped (optional, or 2 Tablespoons dried parsley)
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon (or 2 cubes beef bouillon)
  • 1 1/2 cups lentils (dry)
  • 2 carrot (medium, sliced)
  • 1 onion (medium, chopped)
  • 2 celery stalk (sliced)

Directions

1. Mix all ingredients together in slow cooker.

2. Cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours or HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.

3. Serve hot with crackers or bread.

Notes

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Source: Montana State University Extension Service, Montana Extension Nutrition Education Program
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (345g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 175
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 179 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 13 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 46 mg
Iron 5 mg
Potassium 609 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 175
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 13 g
Minerals
Calcium 46 mg
Potassium 609 mg
Sodium 179 mg
Copper 381 mcg
Iron 5 mg
Magnesium 56 mg
Phosphorus 260 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 171 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 7 mcg
Folate 254 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 48 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Protein Foods
3 ounces

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Excellent recipe! Very easy to make and very fragrant!
The recipe was a little bland. Next time I may add more spices or substitue part of the water for broth. <br/>Overall, very easy to make.

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I add a ham hock or chopped bacon