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Nan's Country Lentil Soup

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Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 1 hour and 10 minutes

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Serves 10

Lovely warm thick country soup! Serve with thick white bread.

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  • Onion x1
  • Garlic Cloves x 3-4
  • Carrots x 3-4
  • Bacon x 2-4 Rashers
  • Red Lentils x 1 Cup
  • Mixed Herbs 1tbs
  • Chicken Stock x 1 Pint
  • Cream


  1. Slice your onion and garlic, and sweat in a pan with butter. Next add the chopped carrots, and stir for 5 mins.

  2. Add your chicken stock, mixed herbs and bacon and simmer for 40 mins, until carrots are soft.

  3. Then add the cup of red lentils and cook until the lentils thicken. (20 mins)

  4. Finally Blend with hand blender, seasoned and add a drop of cream.

  5. Serve with warm thick country bread buttered!

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