Lentil and Chicken Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Escarole
Lentil and Chicken Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Escarole
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Leftover roast chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken can be turned into a hearty dinner soup in about half an hour. Fresh dill and lemon add a nice dose of brightness.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cooked chicken carcass (from 1 store-bought rotisserie chicken or homemade roast chicken)
    • 1 lb. sweet potatoes (about 2 medium), peeled, cut into 1" pieces
    • 3/4 cup French lentils (about 5 oz.), rinsed
    • 1 tsp. kosher salt, plus more
    • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    • 10 celery stalks, sliced on the bias into 1/4" slices
    • 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
    • 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken (from 1/2 of a store-bought rotisserie chicken or homemade roast chicken)
    • 1/2 head escarole, cut into bite-size pieces
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped dill
    • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 277 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 30.11%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 27.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 23 mg 7.59%
    • Sodium: 1208 mg 50.34%
    • Calcium: 54 mg 5.37%
    • Potassium: 183 mg 5.22%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 17 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.8%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.07%
    • Vitamin C 15.68%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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