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    Garden Orzo Soup

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    1 hr 10 mins

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    50 mins

    C & D's Mommy's Note:

    Yet another of my soups for hubby. (you know, the guy that had a heart attack last year...) This one is low cal, low sodium and low cholesterol.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large pot, melt margarine, add onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat until onion is softened.
    2. 2
      Add all remaining ingredients except peas, orzo and tomatoes. Cook over high heat until it reaches a full boil (6-8 minutes).
    3. 3
      Reduce heat and simmer, covered until lentils and potatoes are tender (10 minutes).
    4. 4
      Add peas, orzo and tomatoes. Increase heat back to high. Bring to a full boil (8-10 minutes).
    5. 5
      Reduce heat again to low, and let simmer until orzo is tender (10-12 minutes).
    6. 6
      *When cooking lentils, DO NOT add acidic ingredients like tomatoes until they are of desired texture. The acid in the tomatoes prevents them from getting softened.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 26, 2006

      55

      This was delicious. The marjoram and tarragon made it so aromatic, and the lentils and orzo gave it so much body. I made it a day ahead to blend the flavors even more. I loved it!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Garden Orzo Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (369 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 195.8
     
    Calories from Fat 22
    11%
    Total Fat 2.5 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 209.6 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.5 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 7.1 g
    28%
    Sugars 5.4 g
    21%
    Protein 10.4 g
    20%

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