Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Try red pepper-lentil soup - a hearty meal!
teaspoons canola oil
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
cloves garlic, finely chopped
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
can (14 oz) fat-free chicken broth with 33% less sodium
oz fully cooked low-fat turkey kielbasa, cut lengthwise in half and cut crosswise into slices (1 cup)
cup drained roasted red bell peppers, chopped
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until tender. Stir in lentils, broth and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 4 to 5 minutes or until lentils are tender.
Lentils are great because they not only cook fast, but they're high in fiber, B vitamins and minerals plus low in calories, fat and cholesterol. They also provide protein and complex carbohydrates.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.