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Prep 12 hrs
Cook 4 hrs
Family recipe from Aunt Dorothea
Make and share this Old Fashion Lentil Soup recipe from Food.com.
- Soak lentils for 12 hours in 6 cups of water.
- Drain. Put in pot with 12 cups of water and ham bone. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer on low for 3 hours.
- Add chopped onion, celery and carrots. Simmer for another hour. Thicken by adding butter and flour. Add paprika and salt to taste.
- Just before serving add 1 vinegar or strained tomatoes. Serve.