Lentil and Macaroni Soup

READY IN: 50mins
katew
Recipe by smellyvegetarian

This is great on a cool fall evening with some crusty bread and a glass of wine!

Top Review by katew

I loved this soup as I could put lots of homegrown things into it - basil, tomatoes and swiss chard ! They were all in the freezer, having been picked over the summer. The soup was delicious and I loved the use of the lentils. I topped it with cheese and it made a perfect winter lunch. Made for ZWT8.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil over medium heat. Add carrots, onion, and garlic and cook 10 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes, broth, lentils, salt, pepper, thyme, and 6 c water.
  2. Heat to boiling, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes or until lentils are almost tender.
  3. Stir in chard and macaroni, heat to boiling over med-high heat. Reduce to medium and cook uncovered 10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Stir in basil.

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