Monday, August 17, 2009

Easy Recipes Fiber-Rich Lentil Soup recipe - 1 point

Lentils are a great source of protein and fiber. One serving of this delicious lentil soup is only 1 WW point, but contains more than 24 grams of dietary fiber… so this is a great choice for anyone who wants to lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of colon cancer, and of course, lose weight
Easy recipes Fiber-Rich Lentil Soup recipe
Makes 6 servings
1 lb dried lentils
1 1/2 cups chopped carrots
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery
1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
1 bay leaf
1 pinch cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste
garlic, or garlic powder (optional)
8 cups water
1. Wash the lentils.
2. Put all the ingredients in large pot.
3. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 40 minutes (until the lentils become tender).
4. Blend in the blender in batches, until all the soup is smooth.
5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Easy Recipes POINTS per serving: 1
Nutritional information per serving: 292 calories, 0.9g fat, 24.5g fiber

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