Green Lentil Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a big soup pot, saute bacon over medium heat until browned and crispy; about 5 minutes.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towels; set aside.
  • Add in garlic, celery, onion, carrot, bay leaves, and thyme to the pot; saute until vegetables are softened, about 6 minutes.
  • Add in lentils, stock, and tomatoes w/ juice; bring to a boil.
  • Decrease heat and simmer until lentils are tender, about 45 minutes.
  • Thin with a little more stock, if needed, and simmer for 5 minutes, or until hot.
  • Discard bay leaves; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Ladle into heated bowls and garnish with reserved bacon.
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