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Chicken lentil soup with sourdough bread
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Chicken Lentil Soup

Course Dinner, lunch, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken lentil soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 479kcal
Author Victor

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb ground chicken
  • 1 cup dried red lentils
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 2 qt low salt chicken broth
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and the garlic and saute over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes.
  • While sauteing the onions and garlic, in a large pot, bring the broth to a boil. Add the lentils and the diced potatoes, wait until the liquid in the pot begins to boil again, turn the heat down to medium and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, add the ground chicken to the onions and garlic and cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes, breaking up large clumps of chicken meat.
  • Transfer the onion, garlic and chicken mixture to the pot.
  • Add the tomato and stir. Then, add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Continue cooking over medium heat for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve hot, garnished with chopped fresh parsley or cilantro and slices of sourdough bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 1703mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 277IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 6mg