Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) Recipe

pEMFaki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) Recipe from the diabetic recipe collection at InformationAboutDiabetes.com/emIngredients: /pP1 cup Lentils1 medium Onion, chopped2 Garlic cloves, up to 3 chopped1 Celery stalk, chopped3 Plum tomatoes, fresh, and juices -OR- Italian t1 Bay leaf4 Parsley sprigsMint, fresh, basil or other favorite h1/4 cup Olive oil Salt Pepper3 tbsp VinegarOregano, dried, for garnish/pPreparation: P"This recipe also appeared in my cookbook, The Food of Greece".Wash lentils in a soup pot. Cover with 8 cups of cold water, andbring to a boil. Cover the pot, turn off the heat, and let stand foran hour. Bring to a boil, and stir in the onion, garlic and celery.Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the tomatoes. bay leaf, parsley,your favorite herb and half the oil. Simmer for 30 minutes, stirringoccasionally. Add enough water to make 8 cups. Remove the bay leaf.Season the soup, and add the remaining oil. Taste, and adjust theseasonings. Serve hot with the vinegar and garnished with oregano,rubbed between your palms.SERVES:8Nutrients for 3/4 cup Calories: 129 Exchanges: 1 starch/bread; 1 fatg mg carbohydrate: 13 potassium: 282.5 protein: 5sodium: 21 fat: 7 cholesterol: 0 fiber: 2.5SOURCE: _Diabetic Cooking From Around the World_ by Vilma LiacourasChantiles posted by Anne MacLellan- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Preparation Time: 0:00 /pPSTRONGServes: 8 /strong/pFaki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) Recipe provided for you by InformationAboutDiabetes.comH2Is this Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) Recipe Suitable for Diabetics?/h2PThis Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) recipe is one of our category which contains diabetic Soup recipes. As we have no knowledge of your specific medical conditions the guidelines your medical team has provided, we cannot say for certain that this Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) recipe is acceptable for you. Even taking that into account, as the original author marked it as `diabetic` it indicates that it, at the very least, matches the basic precondition for the tag `diabetic`, being low fat and low carbohydrate and should be better for you than the non-diabetic equivalent. Even taking that into consideration, this Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) recipe must only be used if you understand your own condition and are happy that the nutritional contents are OK for you. /pSTRONGFaki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) Recipe - Important Disclaimer/strongPThis Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) Recipe is one from the STRONGdiabetic Soup recipes/strong collection. Please understand, it would be hardly possible for us to prepare each of the EMdiabetic Soup recipes/em to make certain that they are 100% modified for diabetics. Our site has more than two thousand recipes listed, to cook each of them at a rate of one recipe every day would take far too long. It would be wise to analyse the recipe ingredients with care to confirm that they agree with the dietary guidelines your medical team has offered you. If you feel that this Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup) recipe have errors, then let us know we will change or remove the problem recipe from the collection. /p

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