Italian recipes: lentil soup

Italian recipes: lentil soup

Winter is almost here, days are getting colder…so what’s best than a warm, hearty lentil soup to warm up our heart? An easy and homey classic, that you will prepare just in 40 minutes!

lentil soup

Ingredients (for 2 people)

120g lentils
20g onion
20g carrot20g celery
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp tomato concentrate
1 sage leaf
3 slices of bread (thick)
salt, pepper

 

Directions

Peel the carrot, celery and onion, chop them finely. Put the olive oil in a pot and fry the vegetables for a few minutes. Add the tomato concentrate and the lentils, mix well. Cover with water, add the sage leaf and cook on low heat for about 30/40 minutes adding, if needed, more hot water. When the soup is cooked, add salt and pepper to taste.

Cut the bread slices into small cubes and fry them in a pan with a bit of oil.

Pour the soup in the bowls and top it with the fried bread cubes, extra virgin olive oil and black pepper.

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