How to make it

  • Place lentils, water and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower heat to the slowest possible simmer and cook quietly, partially covered, for 20-30 minutes. At this point, I sometimes feel that the 'broth' has become quite thick because of the lentils, so I add another 1-2 cups of water or broth so it looks like the right consistency.
  • Add vegetables (except tomatoes), herbs, and black pepper. Partially cover, and let simmer for another 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add tomatoes and let soup cook for at least 5 minutes more.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

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  • squirrel_nut 4 years ago
    Lentils are fantastic! they still seem to be an undiscovered ingredient here. a perfect food. thanks for the post.
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  • wynnebaer 5 years ago
    How did I miss this one????.....Love it.
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  • chefmal 5 years ago
    I've been looking for a good lentil soup recipe. The only way I know how to make this involves balsamic vinegar and sometimes that gets a bit too heavy. I'm going to try this; keep those recipes comin'!
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  • pennsy 5 years ago
    Nice sounding recipe - my kind of comfort food at any time.
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