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Lentil Soup

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Serves 6

Easy lentil soup perfect for a winters day

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  • 150g red lentils
  • 6 carrots peeked and chopped
  • 2 medium leeks cleaned and sliced
  • 2 ham stock cubes (or ham for soup)
  • 2 veg stock cubes
  • 3 pints boiling water
  • Salt & pepper to taste


    1. Add stock cubes to water in pan allow to melt in water and boil
    2. Add lentils to pan and again bring back to boil and allow lentils to soften
    3. While lentils boiling in pan ideal time to prepare your carrots & leeks
    4. Add vegtables and any salt or pepper to pan (don't add salt if you use ham for soup it will make it saltier)
    5. Bring to boil, turn heat down cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes
    6. Serve with bread and butter

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18th Sep, 2017
I've used this recipe many times and it's perfect. Only advice is that you probably won't need much extra seasoning with that many stock cubes. Delicious!
7th Aug, 2011
Fantastic recipe that is very easy to make yet tastes delicious. I added some tomato puree and it made it a completely different soup.
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