Orange/Lentil Soup (Toedancer)

 

Orange/Lentil Soup
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Ingredients
  • 1 c red lentils, 2 medium onions, 2 sticks of celery, 2 carrots
  • 5 c. chicken/vegetable stock
  • ½ tsp. Salt, Pepper to taste (cracked)
  • 1 tsp. Grated orange rind
  • ½ tsp. thyme (dried)
  • 1 c. orange juice
  • 2 tbsp. oil/butter (either/or)
Instructions
  1. Heat oil/butter in a large pan. Saute onion gently-3 mins. Add celery and carrots, then leave veg’s to sweat gently for 5 minutes. In large pot add lentils to stock, add salt, orange rind, o.j. and thyme. Now add your celery, carrots and onions. Cover and simmer until lents have lost shape (about 1 hour). Cool slightly and reduce mixture to a smooth puree in blender. Return soup to pot/reheat when ready to eat.