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Pacific Rim Red Lentil Soup

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“Red Lentils, Portuguese Sausage, Fresh Lemon Juice and Spinach enhance a savory flavor to the soup.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a soup pot heat olive oil, add Portuguese sausage, pancetta and cook until sausages are brown.
  2. Add leeks, carrots, celery root, bay leaves, salt, ground black pepper and saute 4-5 minutes. Add garlic saute 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add wine and reduce by one-half.
  4. Add ham stock, potatoes and red lentils. Bring to a full boil, cover and reduce to a simmer for 30-minutes or until lentils are cooked.
  5. Add cumin, fresh lemon thyme, lemon zest, lemon juice and simmer for 5- minutes.
  6. Remove soup from heat and discard bay leaves. Stir in spinach. Season with fine sea salt and fresh ground blackpepper to taste.
  7. Serve soup in warm bowls.
  8. Garnish soup with Creme Fraiche and chopped chives.

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