Lentil & Tomato Soup

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

This is a really quick to put together and good for those cold winter days. Now that my husband doesn't eat meat, I use vegetarian stock and leave out the bacon.

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  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter (or oil) and cook onion and bacon till beginning to brown.
  2. Stir in lentils, add stock, tomatoes and their juice and stir well.
  3. Bring to boil and reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20-30 mins until lentils are cooked.
  4. Liquidise soup in blender, add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Garnish with a swirl of cream, serve with crusty bread or toast.