Scottish Lentil Soup

Recipe by ladyknightscot
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 bowls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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