How long to cook lentil soup?

1 hour. For soups, red lentils are usually used – cook it for 20-30 minutes.

How to cook lentil soup with smoked meats

Per pan 4 liters
Lentils – 1 cup
Potatoes – 3 pieces
Smoked pork ribs – 200 grams
Smoked ham – 100 grams
Onions – 1 piece
Carrots – 1 piece
Tomato paste – 3 tablespoons
Vegetable oil – 2 tablespoons
Parsley – 1 bunch

How to cook lentil soup
Rinse lentils, pour into a saucepan. Pour cold water and put on a quiet fire. Boil lentils for 15 minutes after boiling. Wash the potatoes, peel and cut into 1.5 cm cubes.
Peel the onion from the husk, cut the rhizome and cut into half rings. Wash the carrots, peel, grate on a coarse grater. Cut the ham into thin short strips.
Heat the frying pan, pour oil, put the onion, after 5 minutes of frying it (with constant stirring), add carrots and ham. Fry everything together for 5 minutes. Add potatoes and 3 tablespoons of tomato paste to the pan. Simmer covered for 5 minutes.
Mash the lentils (to taste), put the roast in the soup, put the smoked ribs. Salt the soup to taste. When serving lentil soup, sprinkle generously with fresh chopped parsley on top.

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How to cook lentil cream soup

Red lentils – 1 cup
Onions – 1 piece
Carrots – 1 piece
Parsley – 1 bunch
Garlic – 2 teeth
Processed cheese – 1 piece
Cream 20% – 1 cup
Salt – half a teaspoon
Vegetable oil – 2 tablespoons
Water – 2 cups

Preparation of Lentil Cream Soup
1. Rinse 1 cup of lentils in a colander.
2. Peel and cut into circles 1 carrot.
3. Peel and cut into half rings 1 onion.
4. Peel and finely chop 2 garlic cloves.
5. Grate or mash with a fork 1 processed cheese.
6. Finely chop 1 bunch of parsley.
7. Pour water into a saucepan, bring to a boil, add lentils and cook over low heat for 10 minutes – the lentils should retain their shape.
8. Use a colander to drain the water from the lentils.
9. Pour 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil into a saucepan and put on medium heat.
10. Add carrots, onions and garlic to the saucepan, fry for 7 minutes, stirring.
11. Add lentils, parsley, cream cheese, cream, half a teaspoon of salt to the saucepan, mix and heat for 5 minutes.
12. Grind the contents of the saucepan with a blender, warm up for 2 minutes. Lentil cream soup is ready.

Tasty Facts

What kind of lentils are suitable for soup?
You can use any type of lentil to make cream soup. It should be noted that green lentils are cooked for 40 minutes, and brown 25 minutes.

How to serve lentil soup?
There are mushroom and nutty notes in the taste of lentils , so it is appropriate to decorate the surface of the cream soup with walnuts (break the kernels with your hands, but not too finely) or champignon plates fried in vegetable oil.

About Lentil Soup
Interestingly, in Germany, a dish of lentils is served at the New Year’s table as a symbol of prosperity and success. Lentil stew is mentioned in the Old Testament – it was Esau who exchanged his birthright for it.

Calorie cream soup from lentils – 180 kcal / 100 grams.

Store ready-made lentil cream soup for no more than 2 days in the refrigerator.