Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup


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About this recipe: A hearty and delicious lentil soup. Lentils are slowly cooked with vegetables, herbs and ham in a tomato soup base. Serve for lunch or dinner. Enjoy during the cold winter months.


Serves: 6 

  • 190g dried lentils
  • 125g chopped celery
  • 135g chopped carrots
  • 160g chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 175g diced cooked ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 900ml chicken stock
  • 250ml water
  • 4 dessertspoons passata

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:11hr  ›  Ready in:11hr20min 

  1. In a 3.5 litre or larger slow cooker combine the lentils, celery, carrots, onion, garlic and ham. Season with basil, thyme, oregano, bay leaf and pepper. Stir in the chicken stock, water and passata. Cover and cook on Low for 11 hours. Discard the bay leaf before serving.

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Reviews (4)


My new favourite soup. Incredibly easy to make and truly delicious. I used a tin of chopped tomatoes as I didn't have any passata. - 08 Aug 2012


A family favourite. Make loads! - 29 Apr 2014


Really good with a wee bit hot chilli powder. Didn't use ham for reheating purposes. - 22 Jan 2015

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