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Hearty Lentil Soup

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Introduction

I don't know where this recipe cake from- a friend wrote it out for me after I demanded the recipe it was so yummy!

Ingredients

Serves: 6

  • 2 large chopped onions
  • 63 millilitres olive oil
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 6 sticks chopped celery
  • 3 chopped carrots
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 750 millilitres water
  • 1250 millilitres chicken broth (or vegetable)
  • 2 leaves bay leaves
  • 3 teaspoons soft dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chile sauce
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 500 millilitres lentils
  • 125 millilitres dry sherry

Method

Hearty Lentil Soup is a community recipe submitted by aussiefifikins and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a large stock pot, heat oil, soften onions without browning. Add garlic, celery and carrot.
  • Cover and cook for 10-15 mins until softened.
  • Add everything else and simmer for 2 hours.
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