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

Best lentil soup on earth... never had better