Lentils are a great source of Resistant Starch and fiber. Double or triple this recipe, and freeze leftovers in individual containers.Resistant Starch: 1.9g

Recipe by Health August 2010

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Credit: Jim Bathie

Recipe Summary test

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 cups soup and 1 pita)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add celery, carrot, onion, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper; cook 5 minutes.

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  • Add 8 cups water and lentils. Simmer, partially covered, 15 minutes.

  • With a hand blender or potato masher, puree soup until semismooth and thick.

  • Drizzle with lemon juice; serve with toasted pita.

Source

The CarbLovers Diet

Nutrition Facts

370 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 19g; carbohydrates 65g; fiber 21g; sodium 680mg.
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