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Winter Lentil Soup


Ingredients

1-2cups of lentils soak over night

1 leek

1 onion

2 cloves of garlic

1 large carrot

1-2 potatoes

4 rashers of lean bacon, excess fat removed

½-1 tablespoon oil

Vegeta (or chicken stock) and pepper to taste

Instructions

Step 1 Heat a wok or large pot for a few minutes with the oil. Add onion and garlic and cook until clear and soft. Keep away from burning by adding small amounts of water to the pan/wok.

Step 2 Wash, peel and chop up carrot, potato and leek and add to onion and garlic

Step 3 Meanwhile, remove visible fat from the bacon and dry fry it in the pan. Remove liquid fat from the pan and add bacon to vegetables.

Step 4 Add lentils and sufficient water to cover all ingredients. Cook stirring occasionally until lentils and vegetables are done.

Step 5 Add salt (vegeta or chicken stock) and pepper to taste

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