Creole Lentil Soup Recipe

Step 1

Douse the lentils in the boiling water, add the salt & let them stand, covered, for an hour. Heat the oil in a pot and add to the vegetable broth powder. Add the diced vegetables, brown sugar, and a bay leaf, and saute for a few minutes before adding it all to the lentils. Cook over a low heat for about 1 1/2 hours. Mix together the flour and the or tomato puree. Add a little of the hot soup, stirring well, then return it all to the pot. Grind in some black pepper, heat through, and serve.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Lentils
  • 2qt Boiling water
  • 1 1/2ts Salt
  • 1ea Onion, chopped
  • 1ea Celery stalk, chopped
  • 1sm Green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1sm Red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3tb Vegetable oil
  • 1ts Vegetable broth powder
  • 1ts Brown sugar
  • 1ea Bay leaf
  • 4tb Tomato paste
  • 2tb All purpose flour
  • Pepper

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