Sopa De Lentejas Mexican Lentil Soup

4
Servings
9m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 9m
Ready In

Recipe: #37985

December 30, 2021



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Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • 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

Step 1

Sort the lentils and wash them thoroughly.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a 3-quart saucepan.

Step 3

Add the onion, garlic and chile slices and cook until the onion is tender, about 7 minutes.

Step 4

Add the tomatoes and cilantro and cook 3 minutes

Step 5

Mashing the tomatoes into the mixture as they soften.

Step 6

Add the lentils, water, pepper and salt.

Step 7

Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, loosely covered, 30 minutes.

Step 8

Add the bacon and simmer gently 10 minutes longer to blend the flavors. Taste and add more seasonings if needed..

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