My Mom's Lentil Soup

READY IN: 48hrs 30mins
Recipe by CIndytc

This is an old recipe that I grew up on...Do not use smoked ham hocks...only fresh ones.

Top Review by ladyfingers

Some older and more simple recipes still remain the best...very tasty. I did heed Bobtail's advice about simmering the pork hocks for an extra 30 minutes or so before adding the other ingredients. Thanks, Cindytc, for sharing a passed-down recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all but brown sugar after adding cold water to cover. Simemr about 2 hours. After simmering, add your brown sugar. If it does not taste sweet enouph to you add a little more brown sugar. Remove hocks, cool, take off meat and add to soup.

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