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Mumma L's - Bacon, Lentil and Vegetable soup!!

Category: parenting

Duration: medium

Age: parent

Keywords: nutrition, soup, comfort food, warming, winter food

summary:

This hearty soup is perfect for warming the soul on those cold winter nights. Not only is it quick to make and super nutritious, it’s also freezable too!

Bacon, Lentil and Vegetable soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped finely
  • 4 bacon rashers, chopped finely
  • 2 carrots, chopped coarsely
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped coarsely
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup (200g) red lentils
  • 1 litre salt-reduced chicken stock

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan; cook the onion, bacon, carrots, celery, and garlic over high heat until softened.
  2. Add the lentils, then stock; bring to the boil. Reduce heat, simmer, for about 15 minutes or until vegetables and lentils are tender. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  3. Serve soup with buttered toast, if desired. YUM!!

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Bacon, Lentil and Vegetable soup

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