Soupe de Lentilles

Lentil soup

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 45

Appears in

The Cooking of Provence

The Cooking of Provence

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1995

  • About


  • 500 g (1 lb) puy, green or brown lentils
  • 2


Pick over the lentils for any stones and rinse in cold water. Heat the olive oil in a large pan, add the onions, garlic and potatoes and stir for several minutes to soften the onions. Add the lentils and stir to coat in the oil, then add the stock and bouquet garni. Cover and simmer for at least 1¼ hours, or until the lentils are soft. Check during cooking to see if there is enough liquid, and