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    Lentil and bacon soup

    • Total time: Ready in 20 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 4


    1 tbsp essential Waitrose Vegetable Oil
    1 essential Waitrose Onion, chopped
    6 rashers essential Waitrose Smoked British Bacon Thin Back Rashers, diced
    400g can essential Waitrose Lentils, drained
    1 litre Cooks’ Ingredients Chicken Stock
    25g pack fresh parsley, chopped


    1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onion and bacon for 5 minutes. Add the lentils and stock. Cover and bring to the boil then simmer for 10 minutes.

    2. Remove 4 ladles of the soup and reserve. Purée the remaining soup in the pan with a hand held blender and return the reserved soup to the pan.

    3. Add the parsley and serve with crusty bread.

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