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Meatless Lentil Chili

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2 ½ c. dry lentils, rinsed                             
1 16 oz. can tomatoes, diced
3 c. water                                                        
1 ½ tsp. chili powder
1 packet dry onion soup mix                                    
½ tsp. cumin
Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, shredded for garnish

In a large saucepan, bring lentils and water to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes. Add dry onion soup mix, tomatoes, chili powder, and cumin. Cover and simmer another 30 minutes. Serve over hot dogs, spaghetti, rice, baked potatoes, or corn chips. Garnish with cheese.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 
Servings Per Container 6-8
Amount Per Serving
Calories  Calories From Fat 
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 
Saturated Fat 
Trans Fat   
Total Carbohydrate 
Dietary Fiber 
Vitamin A   % Vitamin C   %
Calcium  % Iron  %
* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,2500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
   Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300g 375g
   Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
      Fat 9   •   Carbohydrate 4   •   Protein 4