Confetti Lentil Soup Recipe

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Confetti Lentil Soup

Diana Perry

By
@Empebi

Lentil soup is one of my favorites, but my husband has not been a fan in the past. This recipe added the ground beef, and beef flavoring and he thought that was a great improvement. This is great with a big skillet of buttermilk cornbread, and a side salad.


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Serves:
8 hearty appetites
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 can(s)
14.5 oz diced tomatoes
12 oz
tomato sauce
1 c
onion, chopped
1 c
carrot, diced
1 c
celery, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
butter
1 lb
ground beef
15 1/2 oz
package confetti lentils
1 tsp
mrs. dash onion and herb seasoning
1 tsp
mrs. dash southwest chipotle seasoning
6 c
beef broth
6 c
water
2 c
orzo or ditalini, cooked

Step-By-Step

1Use a 6 qt soup pot; melt the butter; add the onions, carrots, celery and garlic and cook for about 5 minutes, or til the onions are getting soft remove from the pot.
2Add beef to the same pot, and brown well. Drain fat from the pot and add vegetables back to the pot.
3Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce and the "beef flavor" package that comes in the lentils and the onion & herb and the Southwest Chipotle seasoning; stir in, and then simmer about 5 minutes.
4Add the lentils, water and beef broth; bring to a rolling boil; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add Salt & pepper, if needed, to taste; add the cooked orzo, stir and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy