Okay so I have a few lentils around. I have about a cup and a half.
Is that enough for soup for 2?
And any ideas on making some soup?
How do I cook the lentils?
What are some good herbs to use with them?
What else to serve with the soup?
I haven't made lentil soup before and wanted to try. Any help will do.
I make lentils often, usually they only take 20ish minutes when cooking by themselves. When I make lentil soup I cook the veg first in olive oil (celery carrots onion garlic) for about ten minutes. Then add water, lentils and tomatoes and cook for 30-45 minutes.
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I use a smoked ham hock in my lentil soup. I do the same as redkitty with the veg's then throw the rest in. I usually add s & p and a bay leaf, also. It's usually very good. At least, we like it.
By the way, I can never find "french" lentils that a lot of recipes call for. Can I just sub plain old brown lentils?
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Boil the lentils with a handful sweet peas
add a pinch of turmeric powder
heat some in a pan and fry some chopped tomatoes, onions and garlics
pour the lentil in the pan
add sugar and salt according to taste
boil for 5 min
add chopped coriander