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Lentil Soup Published on: April 19, 2020

Lentil Soup

Prep Time2 hours
Lentil Pre-Cook Time1 hour
Course: Soup
Author: Rosalie

Equipment

  • large pot
  • skillet or pan

Ingredients

  • cups dry lentils, ½lb (rinsed)
  • 5 cups water
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1 large carrot (chopped)
  • 2 stalks celery (chopped)
  • 1 red or green pepper (chopped)
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp vinegar (apple cider or regular)
  • 2 cups broth (chicken or vegetable) - or more as needed

Instructions

  • Cook lentils in a large pot with 5 cups of water for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, fry the bacon until crisp. Crumble and reserve some of the fat.
  • Cook the onion, carrot, celery, and pepper in the fat.
  • Stir in butter, flour, salt, sugar, and vinegar to make a stiff roux.
  • Add the tomatoes, broth, and vegetables to the large pot with the lentils. Stir well to combine.
  • Cook covered on very low heat for 1-2 hours.

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