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Yummy Lentil Soup recipe

Yummy Lentil Soup recipe

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  • Dish type
  • Soup
  • Bean and lentil soup
  • Lentil soup

A lovely comforting soup, great for the winter months! Red lentils are simmered with carrots and leeks for a simple, warming soup.


Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK

19 people made this

IngredientsServes: 12

  • 500g packet of red split lentils
  • 6-7 large carrots - peeled, chopped, then blitzed in blender
  • 1 leek - chopped, then blitzed in blender
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • to taste salt

MethodPrep:30min ›Cook:4hr ›Ready in:4hr30min

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, then add the the stock cubes. Stir until the cubes have dissolved.
  2. Add the leek and carrot, then add the lentils, turn heat down till just simmering. Add salt to taste!
  3. Leave to simmer on a low heat for about 3 hours. Stirring occasionally.
  4. Enjoy!

Serving suggestion

Serve with crusty bread. Veg stock cubes can be used for vegetarians.

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Reviews in English (4)

Lovely soup - however I did find simmering for 3 hours to be excessive! Apart from that great recipe!-01 Mar 2012

Fab base recipe I use this plus ad onions or any veg lying about that needs used up.-06 Apr 2017

Dyno,amazing.another great recipie-06 Sep 2016

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