Lentil Soup - Linsen Suppe

Recipe by Renate
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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pick over lentils and wash.
  • Dice bacon, and render in large pot to accommodate all ingredients.
  • Sautee onions, carrots, and celeriac or celery leaves about 5 minutes.
  • Add stock on lentils.
  • Bring to a full boil.
  • Reduce heat and cook for 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
  • Can also be cooked in a Crockpot about 4-5 hours on medium, 6-8 hours on low.
  • Add sausage or smoked ham cut into bite size pieces.
  • Optional: Melt lard or margarine or butter and caramelize the coarsely chopped onion, individually add to lentils at the table.
  • Vinegar can be added to personal taste at the table also.
  • Sourdough bread with caraway seeds is a great accompaniment.
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