Creamy lentil soup with bacon

JanaBy Jana    

January 6, 2015

Creamy lentil soup with bacon 0 5 0

Delicious creamy lentil soup with this interesting taste thanks to the sherry.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • 10 mins

    1 hr

    1 hr 10 mins

  • Yields: 6 Servings

Directions

1Fried bacon in the pan over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan and set aside.

2Add leek and onion to pan; sauté 4 minutes.

3Add water, potato, lentils, carrot, salt, and broth; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour or until vegetables are tender.

4Place vegetable mixture in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Return puréed mixture to pan; stir and add sherry and cream.

5Cook until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with the thyme, bacon and fried bread as an option.

Ingredients

3 bacon slices

2 cups chopped leek

1 cup chopped onion

3 cups water

1 cup of single cream

2 cups chopped peeled baking potato

1 cup dried lentils

3/4 cup chopped carrot

1/2 teaspoon salt

1l veg or chicken broth

2 tbs dry sherry

thyme

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