I love this elegant lentil soup for its many layers of flavor: the smokiness of the bacon, earthiness of the lentils, mild sweetness of the onions and carrots, and acidity of the tomatoes. It's made with French green lentils, which hold their shape when cooked, and thicken the soup without turning it to sludge (which is, unfortunately, the fate of
BEST-EVER BAKED BEANS!! These are a must-have at family barbecues. SO stinkin' good! The perfect side dish for so many meals, potlucks, picnics and barbecues. Simple to make, so good. One of my sister's most requested recipes!
Crockpot Hearty Lentil & Ham Soup. Photo by JustJanS Doubled Added 6 carrots instead of 2 carrot Skipped tomatoes and added 3 celery stalks and three handfuls of spinach. Two cups of ham plus ham bone.
Vegetarian casserole - make this on the weekend. simmer it until the carrots are soft. use chick peas instead of lentils. pack it in tupperware with a bottom layer of polenta. rejoice at lunch time all week.