Favorite Lentil Soup Recipe

Step 1

In a large pot, heat the oil. Saute the onions, carrots, marjoram and thyme about 8 minutes, until the vegetables are soft. Add the tomatoes, breaking them up. Add the broth and lentils.

Step 2

Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour. Add the salt, pepper, wine and parsley and simmer a few minutes more. Ladle into bowls and sprinle with grated cheese.

Things You'll Need

  • 2T Olive oil
  • 2lg Onion, chopped
  • 3 Carrots, grated
  • 3/4t Marjoram
  • 3/4t Thyme
  • 1cn Tomatoes with juice (28 oz)
  • 7c Homemade broth
  • -OR
  • 3 1/2c Canned broth
  • -AND
  • 3 1/2c Water
  • 1 1/2c Lentils, rinsed and picked
  • -over
  • 1/2t Salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3/4c Dry white wine
  • 1/2c Chopped parsley
  • 4oz Cheddar cheese, grated

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