Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 1

    onion, chopped

  • 3

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 5

    cups water

  • cups chicken broth

  • 1

    (12 oz.) package dried lentils, washed and drained

  • 3

    carrots, finely chopped

  • 1

    bay leave

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • ¾

    teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat and sauté the onion and garlic 3 minutes. Add water, chicken broth, lentils, carrots, bay leaf, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 40 to 45 minutes, or until lentils are tender. Remove and discard bay leaf. Note: You may add 1 cup chopped ham or leftover cooked beef or cold cuts.


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