Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr
This is a delicious soup and very nutritious
- 1⁄4 cup olive oil
- 2 large onions, chopped
- 2 carrots
- 1⁄2 teaspoon thyme
- 1⁄2 teaspoon marjoram
- 3 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup lentils, washed
- 1⁄4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- salt and pepper
- 1 lb canned tomato
- 1⁄3 cup sherry wine (NOT OPTIONAL)
- saute 3-5 minutes, olive oil, onions and carrots, Add and saute 1 minute thyme and marjoram, then add chicken broth, lentils, parsley , salt and pepper to taste , and tomatoes.
- cook, covered 45 minutes till lentils are tender. Add 1/3 cup or less sherry (not optional).
This is the exact recipe my Aunt uses and I love it! She serves it with 2 tbsp of shredded swiss cheese per bowl. Awesome! I have used vegetable broth instead of chicken and sometimes I add V8 for the extra nutritional boost.