Spanish Lentil Soup

Discussion in 'Recipes' started by Pandora, May 2, 2006.

  1. Pandora

    Pandora Well-Known Member

    Spanish Lentil Soup - Madrid Style


    2 cups lentils (do not presoak)
    1 16-ounce (450 gms) can (2 cups) tomatoes, cup up with a spoon
    3 carrots, peeled and chopped
    1 green pepper, cleaned out and chopped
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 canned whole pimento, drained and chopped
    4 tablespoons olive oil
    2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    1 tablespoon salt
    8.cups water


    1. Cook onion, pimento, and green pepper in olive oil, until soft, in a large kettle.

    2. Stir in flour.

    3. Add tomatoes, carrots, lentils, salt, and water.

    4. Cover and simmer over very low heat for about 2 hours.


    Serves 12

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