Just Lentil Soup

    Just Lentil Soup


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    About this recipe: This lentil soup is full of flavour and is guaranteed to keep you warm throughout the winter. Lentils are simmered with onion and seasonings in a beef stock. It's simple and requires very little prep.

    Serves: 6 

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 litre beef stock
    • 190g dry lentils, rinsed
    • 4 tablespoons passata
    • 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the oil and onions and saute for 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Add the stock and bring mixture to the boil.
    2. Add the lentils, passata and Italian herb seasoning. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until lentils are tender. Salt and pepper to taste.

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    Very simple, hearty and delicious. I used green lentils and instead of Italian herbs I used cumin and turmeric to give it a bit of Moroccan feel. It requires really minimal work and tastes great. - 01 Oct 2013


    I enjoyed this and will make it again. - 07 May 2016

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