Welsh Soup Recipe

Welsh Soup Recipe

Ingredients: Serves 4

100 g/4 oz red lentils
1.2 liters/2 pts/5 cups water
2 leeks, chopped
4 potatoes, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
1 parsnip, chopped
2 small turnips, chopped
1 small swede (rutabaga), chopped

1 vegetable stock cube
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Place the lentils in a pan with the water. Bring to the boil, then skim off any scum. Add the prepared vegetables and stock cube, return to the boil, then simmer for about 20 minutes until the soup is thick and the vegetables are soft. Season to taste. Leave chunky or puree in a blender or food processor.

Note: The quantities of the ingredients are totally negotiable. The amounts given are just to give you a rough idea: put in as little or as much as you like.

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