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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Lentil and Yogurt Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 2 ts Corn or olive oil
  • 2 oz Lean back bacon, trimmed
  • -of any fat and chopped
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Carrot, diced
  • 6 oz Mushrooms, wiped and
  • -chopped
  • 6 oz Orange lentils, rinsed and
  • -drained
  • 2 pt Chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground coriander
  • 6 tb Low-fat natural yogurt
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -black pepper
  • 1 tb Snipped fresh chives, to
  • -serve


Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes Freezing: recommended
(without yogurt) for up to 3 months

Heat the oil in a large saucepan and saute the bacon with the onion and
carrot for 5 minutes, until
: the onion is translucent. Add the mushrooms, lentils and chicken
stock. Season with the coriander, a little salt and pepper and bring to a
boil. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for 40 minutes, or until the
lentils are soft.

Stir in the yogurt and reheat gently. Ladle into warm soup bowls, sprinkle
with the snipped chives and serve immediately.

Vegetarian option: omit the bacon and use vegetable stock. This will remove
the Protein Selection and reduce the Optional Calories to 25 per serving.
The Calories per serving will be 150.

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