Sandpanther (sandpanther) wrote,

Lentil Soup Recipe

Tried this tonight and thought it tasty.

* 2 cups chopped portobello mushrooms
* 1 green bell pepper, chopped
* 1 small red onion, chopped
* 1 tablespoon olive oil
* 4 cloves garlic, chopped
* 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
* 6 cups chicken broth
* 4 teaspoons dried basil, or to taste
* 1 1/2 cups dried brown lentils, rinsed and drained
* salt and pepper to taste
* 1/4 cup cooking sherry
* grated Parmesan cheese


1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add mushrooms, green pepper, onion and garlic, and saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Pour in the chicken broth, and stir in the tomato paste. Bring to a boil, and add the lentils. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes. Season with basil, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for another 15 minutes.
2. Ladle into bowls, and top each bowl with 1 tablespoon of sherry and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to taste.


  • Kamen Rider Gaim

    If you wrote off this year's Kamen Rider because the fruit theme or because the first several episodes were thoroughly silly, give it another try.…

  • Hisashiburi

    For reasons I go into below I decided for the first time in a long time to see what the folks who made Ultraman Moebius have been up to lately. I…

  • Hail Mary

    Let's see if my 11th hour Hail Mary manages to redeem the disaster the last nine months have been. *crosses fingers* In related news, 2014 seems to…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment