Lentil Soup With Chard Recipe

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Lentil Soup With Chard
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  1. Sort and wash the lentils. Combine lentils, water, and next 6 ingredients (water through bay leaves) in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes or until tender.
  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cumin; sauté 10 minutes or until browned.
  3. Stir onion mixture into lentil mixture. Discard bay leaves and parsley.
  4. Add chard to soup; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until chard is tender. Remove soup from heat.
  5. Stir in juice and pepper. Ladle 1 1/3 cups soup into each of 6 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon yogurt. Yield: 6 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 285.95 Kcal (1197 kJ)
Calories from fat 44.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.96g 8%
Cholesterol 12.17mg 4%
Sodium 714.47mg 30%
Potassium 762.78mg 16%
Total Carbs 44.57g 15%
Sugars 6.25g 25%
Dietary Fiber 19.74g 79%
Protein 16.24g 32%
Vitamin C 11.1mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 4.8mg 27%
Calcium 116.2mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 57.29 Kcal (240 kJ)
Calories from fat 8.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.99g 8%
Cholesterol 2.44mg 4%
Sodium 143.15mg 30%
Potassium 152.83mg 16%
Total Carbs 8.93g 15%
Sugars 1.25g 25%
Dietary Fiber 3.96g 79%
Protein 3.25g 32%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 1mg 27%
Calcium 23.3mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.3
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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