Lentil and Bacon Soup
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Lentil and Bacon Soup

Submitted by: Pauline Wallace

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 0 Seconds

Servings: 8

Quick and easy wholesome soup perfect for a cold winter's day !


    8 uncured bacon

    1 c. onion

    2 clove garlic

    1 c. carrot

    1 c. red lentils

    14 oz. cooked chickpeas

    14 oz. canned whole tomatoes, peeled

    67 fl oz. water

    1 c. chicken stock

    sea salt & black pepper to taste


Dry fry the bacon in a large pan to release juices. Add onion / leek and garlic and cook until softened. Add the lentils and give the mix a good stir, then add the carrots, tomatoes, chick peas, chicken stock and water. Season to taste. Put the lid on and simmer slowly for about an hour. Yummy as a lunch, snack, starter, or even as dinner along with a salad.