Potato and Lentil Soup

    4 hours 30 minutes

    This is a lovely thick lentil soup with chunks of potato throughout. Serve with fresh bread topped with melted cheese.

    12 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • 2 beef stock cubes
    • 2 1/2 cups (500g) red split lentils
    • 6 carrots, diced or grated
    • 1/2 turnip, cut into small chunks
    • 1 leek, diced
    • 1 onion, finely diced
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
    • 4 potatoes, cut into small chunks

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:4hours  ›  Ready in:4hours30min 

    1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil then add the the stock cubes. Stir until the cubes have dissolved.
    2. Add the lentils, carrots, turnip, leek and onion and then season and stir.
    3. Leave to simmer on a low heat for about 3 hours.
    4. Mash with a potato masher to break it up a bit or use a blender.
    5. Add the potatoes.
    6. Leave to simmer for another hour then serve.

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    Lovely soup - however I did find simmering for 3 hours to be excessive! Apart from that great recipe!  -  01 Mar 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Fab base recipe I use this plus ad onions or any veg lying about that needs used up.  -  06 Apr 2017  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Dyno,amazing.another great recipie  -  06 Sep 2016  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)