Italian Lentil Soup

Italian Lentil Soup
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
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  • Serves 6
  • 1 med onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 large stick of celery, finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 med potato, finely cubed
  • A couple of sprigs each of rosemary & thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • A few tbsps of olive oil
  • 220g of Pardina (quick cooking) lentils
  • 1.25 litres of stock or water
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • Salt and pepper to taste
1. Heat the olive oil in a large heavy based pan. Add the onion,carrot,celery and garlic then fry gently till softened.
2. Add the tomato puree and fry for a further minute or so.
3. Add the lentils and potatoes and cook gently for a couple of minutes.
4. Pop the herbs into the pan (tied together in a bundle) then add the stock/water and season with a little salt and black pepper.
5. Simmer gently for about 25 mins or until the lentils are cooked and the soup is a little creamy.
6. Remove the herbs and check for seasoning .
7. Serve the soup drizzled with a little olive oil.

Note: The cooking time depends on the variety of lentils so check packet instructions if you're using a different sort. You may also need to add a little more water if the lentils you're using require a longer cooking time.

Italian Lentil Soup

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Method


1. Heat the olive oil in a large heavy based pan. Add the onion,carrot,celery and garlic then fry gently till softened.
2. Add the tomato puree and fry for a further minute or so.
3. Add the lentils and potatoes and cook gently for a couple of minutes.
4. Pop the herbs into the pan (tied together in a bundle) then add the stock/water and season with a little salt and black pepper.
5. Simmer gently for about 25 mins or until the lentils are cooked and the soup is a little creamy.
6. Remove the herbs and check for seasoning .
7. Serve the soup drizzled with a little olive oil.

Note: The cooking time depends on the variety of lentils so check packet instructions if you're using a different sort. You may also need to add a little more water if the lentils you're using require a longer cooking time.
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