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Winter Soup

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Introduction

Excellent for a winter dinner as a soup or a side dish for sausages.

Excellent for a winter dinner as a soup or a side dish for sausages.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • 250 grams lentils
  • 10 chestnuts
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 stick celery (finely chopped)
  • 250 millilitres tomato sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 parmesan cheese (for crust)
  • 8⅚ ounces lentils
  • 10 chestnut
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 stick celery (finely chopped)
  • 9 fluid ounce tomato sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 parmesan cheese (for crust)

Method

Winter Soup is a community recipe submitted by gabriella52 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Fry a finely chopped onion and celery (soffritto)
  • Add half a cup of tomato sauce, 250 g lentils and about 10 chestnuts already boiled and a crust of parmisan.
  • Add water enough to cover and a bay leaf.
  • Boil for about 40 min.or until lentils are tender.
  • Just before removing add a handful of boiled spinach.
  • Fry a finely chopped onion and celery (soffritto)
  • Add half a cup of tomato sauce, 250 g lentils and about 10 chestnut already boiled and a crust of parmisan.
  • Add water enough to cover and a bay leaf.
  • Boil for about 40 min.or until lentils are tender.
  • Just before removing add a handful of boiled spinach.
  • Additional Information

    The crust of parmisan gives more flavour to the dish. The soup can be prepared the day before but it must be eaten hot.

    The crust of parmisan gives more flavour to the dish. The soup can be prepared the day before but it must be eaten hot.

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