Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Spicy Bacon Lentil and Tomato Soup

I am still in my soup craze mode! I love to cook up a huge pot of soup and we can have it for a few meals-which makes evenings sooo much easier. This was made with my current cheap but sooo versatile ingredient... LENTILS! hahaa.. Are u guys over my lentil recipes yet?
ps-the soup looks thick because i took the photo after dinner instead of before! oops...I added in my stock for lunch next day.

Spicy Bacon Lentil and Tomato Soup  
200 grams of mixed lentils soaked overnight
1 packet of lean bacon from weight watchers
1 ltre of beef stock
another 1 ltre of water
1 can of diced tomatoes
2 carrot diced
1 red onion diced
2 cups of chopped mushrooms.
1/2 zucchini sliced.
1 red chili chopped
1 tsp of chili flakes

Fry onions, bacon and lentils. Add in stock and water and all veges. Simmer for 2 hours. Serve with crusty bread.


tigerfish said...

Need to buy myself some lentils soon. I keep saying I want to get some but have not bought any to-date.

My Asian Kitchen said...

this lentil is good as a snack or vegetarian minus bacon!!

Little Corner of Mine said...

A healthy soup that lasted days sounds good to me.

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