Greek Lentil Soup(fakes) Recipe

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Greek lentil soup(Fakes)

Mike Chetty

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@MikesKitchen

I always have bags of French or continental lentil's in my pantry. they are useful for those cold winter's day in "Gods Own". This Greek lentil soup, known as "fakes" a comforting dish.It was first served to me by my girl friend in Greece in the new millennium and it has become a firm favourite.

Inspired by: dishingupnirvana.blogspot.com.au


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

375 g
french style lentils
1 large
white onion
5 clove
garlic
2
bay leaves, dried
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1 c
fresh pureed tomatoes

GARNISH

viniger
olives
feta cheese
fresh crispy bread

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring lentils to a boil in about 1.5 litres of water. Add next four ingredients and cover. Simmer until lentils are tender (apx 35-45 minutes) Watch your consistency, adding water if it starts getting too thick. Season to suit your palate.
2
Once lentils are tender, add the tomatoes and oil and lightly simmer for an additional five mins. Remove from heat and fish out your onion, bay leaves and garlic. Great served hot or cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soups, Vegetable Soup
Regional Style: French
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #lentils