Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

From a Caribbean cookbook. Lentils are popular in the Caribbean Islands, like Trinidad and Tobago.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pour 6 1/4 cups of water or stock into a large pan and add thelamb, chopped onion, crushed garlic, bay leaf, clove and thyme sprigs. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer gently for about 1 hour, until lamb is tender.
  2. Peel the poataoes and cut them into rough 1 inch cubes. Add them to the soup in the pan and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  3. Add the red lentils to the pan, stirring them gently into the stock, then seaon to taste with salt and plenty of pepper. Add approximately 1 1/4 cups of warm water to completely cover the vegetables and meat.
  4. Bring the soup back to a boil, then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until the lentils are cooked, stirring occasionally. Add a little more water during cooking if the soup becomes too thick. Just before serving, stir in chopped parsley.

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