Sopa De Lentejas Mexican Lentil Soup
December 30, 2021
- Serving Size: 1 (488.9 g)
- Calories 289.2
- Total Fat - 10 g
- Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
- Cholesterol - 6.6 mg
- Sodium - 998.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 34.9 g
- Dietary Fiber - 16.4 g
- Sugars - 4.4 g
- Protein - 15.9 g
- Calcium - 55.6 mg
- Iron - 4.2 mg
- Vitamin C - 18.8 mg
- Thiamin - 0.5 mg
Sort the lentils and wash them thoroughly.
Heat the oil in a 3-quart saucepan.
Add the onion, garlic and chile slices and cook until the onion is tender, about 7 minutes.
Add the tomatoes and cilantro and cook 3 minutes
Mashing the tomatoes into the mixture as they soften.
Add the lentils, water, pepper and salt.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, loosely covered, 30 minutes.
Add the bacon and simmer gently 10 minutes longer to blend the flavors. Taste and add more seasonings if needed..
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