Bacon , Lentil & Red Onion Soup

Bacon , Lentil & Red Onion Soup Recipe

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Pam Taylor-MacKenzie


Our family enjoy this healthy soup with crusty bread.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 250g
    speck or bacon, finelly chopped
  • 2
    red onions
  • 2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1 c
    dry brown lentils (buy the best)
  • 5 c
    liquid vegetable stock
  • 1
    large bay leaf
  • 2
    large sprigs of fresh thyme

How to Make Bacon , Lentil & Red Onion Soup


  1. Heat the olive oil in a heavy based soup pot and brown the bacon add the onion and fry until caramalized. Add the balsamic vinegar to deglaze the pot. Then add the dry lentils, vegetable stock and fresh herbs. Simmer until lentils are just tender...about 30 minutes usually. Add more stock if needed.

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About Bacon , Lentil & Red Onion Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Australian

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