Lentil Bacon Soup

 HomeiraStyle Lentil Bacon Soup

HomeiraStyle Lentil Bacon Soup

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Soup

  1. 1C Onion_Chopped
  2. 3T Olive Oil
  3. 1T Curry Powder
  4. ¼ tCumin
  5. 2C Lentil Cooked_Store Bought
  6. 3C Chicken Broth
  7. 1C Bacon_Cooked_Chopped
  8. D Pepper_Freshly Ground
  9. D Sea Salt to taste

Topping

  1. ½ C  Bacon_Crisped_Chopped
  2. ½ C Fennel Fronds
  3. 2T Olive Oil
  4. ½ C Edible Flowers_Optional
  5. ½ C Micro Greens_Optional
  6. 1C Strained Yogurt_Optional

DIRECTIONS

Soup

  1. Heat oil in a medium size pot
  2. Add onion, sauté for 3 minutes
  3. Add curry and cumin, sauté more, until golden and aromatic
  4. Add lentils, salt and pepper
  5. Add chicken broth and simmer for 20 minutes
  6. Add bacon and stir to mix
  7. Turn off stove, let it sit for 5 minutes
  8. Blend mixture in the pot with a hand blender
  9. Do not over blend
  10. Check the taste to your liking

PLATING

  1. Pour soup into dishes dividing it into 4 to 6 portions
  2. Top it with some bacon chips
  3. Drizzle oil
  4. Top with some fronds
  5. Top with yogurt, greens and flowers, optional, serve immediately