Red lentil, carrot and bacon soup



Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time 10

Ingredients

  • 15
    ml
    oil
  • 1
    large onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, finely chopped or grated
  • 250
    g
    bacon, chopped
  • 7
    ml
    mild curry powder
  • 375
    ml
    red lentils
  • 500
    g
    peeled and cut into 1-cm pieces
  • ½packet
    brown onion soup powder
  • 500
    ml
    cold water
  • 1
    l
    boiling water
  • toast to serve
 

Method

40
 

1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the onion and garlic until glossy. Add the bacon and fry until done.

2. Stir in the curry powder, add the lentils and carrots and fry for 2 minutes.

3. Mix the soup powder and cold water and add to the lentil mixture. Pour the boiling water over, bring to the boil while stirring, reduce the temperature and simmer for about 30 minutes.

4. Remove from the stove and use a stick blender to purée. Serve with toast.

 

 

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