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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Use 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.
2
Add beef to the same pot, and brown well. Drain fat from the pot and add vegetables back to the pot.
3
Add 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.
4
Add 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