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How to make tasty lentil soup🍵 w/ bacon & red wine🍷

Make Tasty Lentil Soup🍵 W/ Bacon & Red Wine🍷

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INGREDIENTS
All the ingredients except the onions

All the ingredients except the onions

Add bacon pieces to Dutch oven

Add bacon pieces to Dutch oven

Dice up onions

Dice up onions

Rinse and peel carrots then chop up into small pieces

Rinse and peel carrots then chop up into small pieces

Once bacon starts to crisp add carrots and onions

Once bacon starts to crisp add carrots and onions

Cook for 2-3 mins

Cook for 2-3 mins

Then add garlic, mix, then the rest of these ingredients to the pot

Then add garlic, mix, then the rest of these ingredients to the pot

1 tsp Tuscan or Italian seasons

1 tsp Tuscan or Italian seasons

Ingredients in Tuscan seasoning

Ingredients in Tuscan seasoning

Mix well and on low heat - leave to prep lentils

Mix well and on low heat - leave to prep lentils

1cup lentils

1cup lentils

Rinsed thoroughly

Rinsed thoroughly

Add lentils salt and pepper

Add lentils salt and pepper

Simmer and mix well

Simmer and mix well

Cover for 10 mins

Cover for 10 mins

Then add 2/3 cups red wine

Then add 2/3 cups red wine

Uncover bring heat up to medium high - add wine and mix uncovered then decrease heat back to simmer.

Uncover bring heat up to medium high - add wine and mix uncovered then decrease heat back to simmer.

Add 4 1/2 cups chicken broth

Add 4 1/2 cups chicken broth

Add 1 1/2 cups water

Add 1 1/2 cups water

Increase heat back to med high and bring to a boil

Increase heat back to med high and bring to a boil

Once you have reached a boil - cover partially and bring heat down to low - cook for 30-35 mins

Once you have reached a boil - cover partially and bring heat down to low - cook for 30-35 mins

Once cooked for 30-35 mins remove the bay leaf - stir

Once cooked for 30-35 mins remove the bay leaf - stir

Get a hand emulsifier and depending on how smooth or chunky you want your soup- pur\u00e9e to desired texture. You can also use a blender

Get a hand emulsifier and depending on how smooth or chunky you want your soup- purée to desired texture. You can also use a blender

Once desired consistency is reached - add one tablespoon balsamic vinegar then stir into soup

Once desired consistency is reached - add one tablespoon balsamic vinegar then stir into soup

Return to heat until warm/ hot and serve :) Also can be made vegetarian style just remove the bacon and if you want use a vegetable stock

  • 4 slices thick cut bacon cut into pieces
  • 2 small/ medium onions or 1 extra large
  • 3 large carrots
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 14 oz diced tomatos
  • 1 tsp Tuscan / Italian seasons
  • Salt &pepper to taste
  • 1 cup rinsed lentils
  • 2/3 cups red wine
  • 4 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar