Bean Pot Lentils

Southern Living
Lentils are loaded with soluble fiber, a type that may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering blood cholesterol levels.
3 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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5 cups low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
1 cup dried lentils
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons molasses
1 to 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
2 bacon slices, cooked and diced
Vegetable cooking spray


Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a Dutch oven. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes or until lentils are tender.

Stir in brown sugar and next 4 ingredients. Spoon mixture into a 1-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray.

Bake, uncovered, at 325°, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Created date

July 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 180
Caloriesfromfat 9 %
Fat 1.8 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 10.4 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 3.9 mg
Sodium 138 mg
Calcium 66 mg