Give your typical lentil soup recipe extra life with chicken broth, spices and cream cheese. Try this Slow-Cooker Creamy Lentil Soup recipe for a delicious main.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
2 Tbsp. butter
1 large onion, chopped
1 qt. (4 cups) water
2 cans (14.5 oz. each) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup KRAFT Asian Toasted Sesame Dressing
1 lb. dry lentils, rinsed
1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed, softened
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Let's Make It
Melt butter in medium skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook 8 min. or until tender, stirring frequently. Add to slow cooker.
Stir in all remaining ingredients except cream cheese; cover with lid. Cook on LOW 7 to 8 hours (or on HIGH 3 to 4 hours) until lentils are tender.
Add cream cheese; whisk until cream cheese is completely melted and soup is well blended.
Garnish with sliced green onions or chopped fresh chives before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 34g
Dietary Fiber 15g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
10 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.