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Hearty Leek, Carrot and Bacon Soup

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“This soup is ideal for a lunch or supper on a cold day. All you need with it is some nice crusty bread. The lentils will thicken it, so no messing about with flour and much healthier! It will serve 3 or 4 as a main course or 6 as a starter for a dinner.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
3-6
YIELD:
3 large bowls or 6 small bowls
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a large saucepan or cocotte, fry the bacon in the butter for 3 minutes.
  2. Add all other ingredients except the crème fraîche and the extra coriander.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer for and hour.
  4. Serve in bowls with a swirl of crème fraîche and the reserved coriander on top.

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