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Turkey Bacon Lentil Soup

Very easy and tasty lentil soup.



  1. Clean and rinse lentils, place in pot and add chicken broth, bring to a boil and then simmer and cook until lentils are soft but not mushy.
  2. Chop turkey bacon into small pieces and brown in pan with cooking spray (Pam) add minced garlic and fry until garlic is golden, add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are soft.
  3. Once lentils are cooked add bacon mixture, pepper and salt to taste.
  4. Cook for additional 10 minutes. Serve hot.
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Not enough broth to cook the lentils let alone make soup. Too much pepper listed in ingredients. Pam not added to ingredients. Would not add salt until completely done so lentil skins don't get tough.
23 Jan 13 by member: Nicebonbon
Definitely full of flavor, but not very soup-like. I did enjoy it as a side dish, but found the lentils a bit "al dente" for my liking. I will definitely add more chicken broth next time I make it, either enough to cook the lentils further or enough to make it a soup.
10 Mar 11 by member: daffy88
Not very soupy, but very tasty! Let the lentils simmer with the bacon mixture for a little longer and it had great flavor! I recommend this, but more for a side dish of beans than as a "soup".
16 Sep 10 by member: BikiniBabe
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Nutrition summary:

There are 274 calories in 1 serving of Turkey Bacon Lentil Soup.
Calorie break-down: 9% fat, 61% carbs, 30% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 24
Calories 274
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.71g 4%
  Saturated Fat 0.695g 3%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.866g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.894g  
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 440mg 18%
Potassium 858mg  
Total Carbohydrate 42.17g 14%
  Dietary Fiber 20.3g 81%
  Sugars 2.67g  
Protein 20.8g  
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 18% Iron 93%
of RDI*
(274 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (61%)
Fat (9%)
Protein (30%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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