Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This is a recipe I pretty much made up from scratch. I have been making it since I was 10. I make it in the morning and snack on it all day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse lentils in cold water until clear.
  2. In large 6 quart saucepan, fill 3/4 with water.
  3. Add lentils, tomato sauce, potatoes, onion, bacon, and seasonings.
  4. Fill almost to top with water. Bring to boil.
  5. Reduce heat to simmer,
  6. Simmer 1-1/2 hours--the longer on low simmer the better the soup.
  7. Stir occasionally.
  8. Adjust seasonings to taste.
Most Helpful

OH MY GOODNESS this was the best soup ever love it and will be making it all the time now

purplekitten2006 February 24, 2008

Best lentil soup on earth... never had better

smithmachining February 21, 2008