Lentil Soup I34 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 1 hr 25 min
- Ready In: 1 hr 40 min
“A very easy soup to prepare and can be enjoyed any day.” - by William Anatooskin
Original recipe yields 10 servings
- Rinse lentils in cold water several times before adding to cooking pot. In a medium-size cooking pot, add lentils and water and boil for about 30 minutes.
- Add quartered potatoes and cook until tender.
- When potatoes are cooked, remove into a mixing bowl; mash and set aside.
- Add carrots, onion, celery, and chicken soup base to pot and simmer, covered, for about 30 minutes or until lentils are soft.
- Add cloves, salt, and pepper and simmer for another 15 minutes.
- Now add mashed potatoes, mix well and just bring to boil. Adjust seasonings to taste. Remove and discard cloves before serving.
Amount Per Serving (10 total)
- 114 cal
- 0.6 g
- < 1%
- 20.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (34)Rate This Recipe
"I don't usually give recipes 5 stars if I tweaked it, but this was just so good that I'm giving in on this one. I had no celery (don't like it anyway), so I skipped it and added an extra carrot. I als..." See moreo didn't have any chicken bullion or vegetable stock, so I just added extra water and extra pepper as well. Then after it was all done and mixed up together, I added a small can of evaporated milk. The combination of the cloves and pepper was delicious. This was fast (I put the lentils, carrots, and onion all together at once, then cooked the potatoes separately) and easy and already look forward to the leftovers."
"Like everyone else, I had to add tons more water during cooking, and it was done in about half the estimated time. Also, I halved this recipe for the two of us thinking there would be leftovers for an..." See moreother meal, but it made BARELY 3 servings. Next time I will make the entire batch to get 2 meals. I used a generous sprinkling of dried minced onion. The soup was thick and flavorful, I would definitely recommend trying it - just be sure to watch the water closely!"
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