Green Lentil Soup Recipe

Step 1

Soak lentils. Drain, rinse & add salt. Set aside. With heat at medium, add olive oil to the pot & grated onion with parsley.

Step 2

Cook to a golden colour. Add 4 litres of water & lentils. Bring to a boil. Add bay leaves, garlic, basil, pepper, tomatoes & paste. Cook for 2 1/2 hours, stirring every half an hour. Check the cooking lentils & ensure there is enough water.

Step 3

Before serving, add red vinegar, mix well. Check seasonings.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Green lentils
  • 1md Grated onion
  • 3 1/2oz Olive oil
  • 10oz Can tomatoes, crushed
  • 2tb Tomato paste
  • 3tb Red vinegar
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Black pepper
  • 2tb Chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/2ts Basil
  • 3ea Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2ea Bay leaves

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