Potage Aux Lentilles Et Aux Lard - Lentil, Bacon and Tomato Soup

"A delicious, hearty soup for cold Fall evenings."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 20mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Heat the oil in a large dutch oven. Add the bacon, onions and celery and cook until softened, about 10 minutes. Don't allow to brown.
  • Add the garlic and stir for about 1 minute.
  • Add the lentils and stir to coat with the oil and bacon fat.
  • Add the tomatoes, vegetable broth, thyme and bay leaves and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until lentils are cooked. Add more broth if soup is getting too thick.

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Reviews

  1. Nutcakes
    This is my new favorite lentil soup. Good right away but GREAT the next day. Worth seekin out small french lentils. They hold their shape and have a nutty flavor. This soup comes together more quickly than the recipe indicates.
     
  2. Meguin
    This is, without a doubt, my favorite lentil soup. I do let the bacon cook a bit longer than the onion and celery, but that is my personal preference. This is one of the few recipes that I don't actually change around! Perfect the way it is!
     
  3. Cuistot
    oh so yummy!! My oldest said he'd never had soup so good! (That says alot from a 13yr) I doubled the recipe (which equals 1lb lentils) and my 6 kids 13 and under ate the entire pot!! they all loved it! easy + quick + delicious + healthy = PERFECT! Definitely a keeper!
     
  4. Elmotoo
    Ooh, fast, easy & delicious!! A definite hit on a busy night! Made for French Food & Foto Fun Thanks!
     
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