TOMATO LENTIL SOUP WITH PROSCIUTTO

 

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  • Servings: 6
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown lentils, washed and picked over for debris
  • 5 cups nonfat chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 15 ounces canned diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2 ounces prosciutto, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano

Directions

  • Instructions:
  • 1. In a large pot, combine the lentils, broth, tomatoes, prosciutto, onion, garlic, cumin and oregano. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat, uncovered, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the lentils are tender but not mushy, 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • 2. Ladle the soup into wide bowls and serve with Italian bread sticks or garlic bread.
  • Servings: 6 1-cup servings

Notes

I belong to WW and there is one group in particular I post to and get many good recipes from. Here is one I make often. Plus its freezer friendly.

Servings: 6 1-cup servings

Adapted from Natural Health Magazine, 10/2005

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