Big Soup Recipe

Big soup

  • serves 6
  • Easy

Make this all-in-one soup for a midweek winter warmer. It's packed full of nutritious veg, lentils, pearl barley and salty lardons

Advertisement
Advertisement

Ingredients

  • bacon lardons 200g
  • leeks 2, chopped
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • carrots 2, diced
  • celery 2 sticks, diced
  • red lentils 4 tbsp
  • pearl barley 4 tbsp
  • chicken stock 1 litre
  • tomato purée 1 tbsp
  • flat-leaf parsley finely chopped to make 2 tbsp

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat a large pan and add the bacon lardons. Cook until golden and the fat has rendered down, then add the leeks, garlic, carrots, celery and 1 tsp salt, and cook over a low heat for 10 minutes until the veg has softened. Stir in the lentils, pearl barley, stock and tomato purée, then simmer for 15 minutes or until the barley and lentils are tender. Stir in the parsley and simmer for another couple of minutes before serving.

Discover more of our best soup recipes here...

Vegan Miso Soup with Veggies Recipe

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 209
  • Fat 9.1g
  • Saturates 3.2g
  • Carbs 17.1g
  • Sugars 3.2g
  • Fibre 3.4g
  • Protein 13g
  • Salt 1.8g
Advertisement