Lentil Soup

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
10 mins
2 hrs

Excellent thick soup for a winter's night, and there's no need for salad. Serve with corn sticks or Mexican cornbread. Very filling, very delicious.

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  1. Peel and chop carrot and onion, chop celery.
  2. Heat butter in soup pot and add carrot, onion, celery.
  3. Cook, stirring until onion is transparent.
  4. Add bacon bones, lentils, undrained tomatoes.
  5. Crush tomatoes with a fork and add water and stock.
  6. Cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat.
  7. Simmer 1 1/2 hours or until lentils are tender as desired.
  8. Remove and discard ham bones.
  9. Season with pepper and stir in parsley.