A delicious recipe for a French lentil soup with bacon. The structure is velvety soft, the soup has a lot of flavor and the crispy and salty bacon finishes it off.
French lentil soup with bacon, do you also see the word French appearing. French as in cuisine, well what does that mean? Further research shows that there is no typical French cuisine, because France is so big, there are various regional cuisines that together make up the French cuisine. Also in terms of ingredients. In the North, for example, they use a lot of cream, butter and apples. In the South of France they don't and use olive oil, tomatoes and Mediterranean herbs. The country is very vast and almost every region has its own local special products. In short, the French cuisine is very rich. Is there even a typical feature of the French kitchen? Yes, the French are fond of good quality food and have a strong preference to local and regional products as the basis of their meals. They prepare meals from scratch instead of buying fabric-made food. In that sense, it's a kitchen that fits perfectly with this blog!
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- The recipes uses cups instead of grams.
I have made a lot of recipes from this book and these are quite delicious recipes, which whom I always make a good impression. If you have a dinner party where you want to shine as a cook, you can definitely make the recipes from this book. However, there are some recipes that, partly because the ingredients are more difficult to come by , aren't easy to achieve. This book is definitely a winner, so a 8.5 for this cook book ! Do you want this book in your bookcase? You can get it via amazon.com for example, check out this link:amuse bouche
It's a good taste!
Recipe French lentil soup with
adapted from amuse- bouche
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- 30 grams bacon finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon onion finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon carrot finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon celery finely chopped
- 50 grams green lentils rinsed, soaked (1 night) and drained
- 500 mL water
- salt and pepper at taste
Ingredients you need per step are listed below the step in Italic
- Put the bacon in a saucepan and put it on low heat, until grease begins to be released.
- Increase the heat and then fry the bacon until crispy.
- Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper.
- Put the same pan back on low heat, add the onion, carrot and celery.
- Toss well ( so that the delicious taste of bacon inherits) and cook, while stirring for 5 minutes.
- Add the lentils, scoop them around and then add the water.
- Bring to a boil over high heat and reduce heat to low and simmer until the lentils are tender about 20 minutes.
- Puree the soup in a blender and strain the soup in the sieve.
- Put everything back in the pan and on the stove until it is hot. Spoon the soup into a bowl and sprinkle bacon on top.