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    Scottish Lentil Soup

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 20 mins

    20 mins

    1 hr

    ladyknightscot's Note:

    Classic central Scotland recipe i learned from my mother in law and adapted it to my way of cooking.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    bowls

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      cut up ham into bite size chunks
    2. 2
      dice onion and leeks.
    3. 3
      add oil to large soup pot and fry over medium heat until golden then add the diced ham and fry until it changes color.
    4. 4
      grate rutabaga and carrots (i use my food processor) add to cooking mixture
    5. 5
      add chicken stock paste (cubes or fresh stock can be used. if using fresh stock decrease water amount) salt, pepper and garlic powder.
    6. 6
      cover mixture with half of the water, stir and let simmer for 30 minutes.
    7. 7
      taste to see if you need to add more salt or pepper
    8. 8
      add red lentils and rest of the water ( a bit more water if needed ) and simmer for another 30 mins until lentils are soft.
    9. 9
      Can be made ahead and frozen
    10. 10
      Serve with thick cut home made bread and you have a Scottish favorate.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 02, 2013

      55

      OUTSTANDING as can be!<br/>Made this for a Scottish castle theme party and EVERYONE raved about it...so thank you from me!<br/>REALLY great soup, economical too!<br/>Freezes well...people were coming back for more...WHOO HOO!!!

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    • on September 29, 2009

      55

      Very nice!!! I subbed grated turnip ofr the rutabaga and green onion tops for the leek. Smells so good cooking! Made for the Scottish leg of the GB Forum's Tour of the Isles.

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    Nutritional Facts for Scottish Lentil Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (380 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 263.7
     
    Calories from Fat 55
    20%
    Total Fat 6.1 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 14.7 mg
    4%
    Sodium 802.9 mg
    33%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.0 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 8.1 g
    32%
    Sugars 7.9 g
    31%
    Protein 17.1 g
    34%

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    chicken stock paste

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