Oven-Braised Lentils

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  • Summary

    Umbrian lentils are well-suited to absorb the earthy and salty flavors of this dish. Any type of small dried lentil can be substituted.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
    • 1 medium carrot, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
    • 1 white onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
    • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
    • 4 ounces bacon, cut crosswise into strips
    • 14 ounces (2 cups) dried Umbrian lentils, rinsed and picked over
    • 4 1/2 cups homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock, plus more if needed to cover
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 220 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.51%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 8.14%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.45%
    • Sodium: 254 mg 10.59%
    • Calcium: 15 mg 1.53%
    • Potassium: 272 mg 7.76%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 13.96%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.2%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0.3%
    • Vitamin C 10.85%
    • 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.
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    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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