- Prep Time10 min
- Cook Time30 min
- Total Time40 min
- Yield4 Servings
For the Cheats Pea and Ham Soup
- 4 bacon rashers finely chopped
- 1 onion large diced
- 1 carrot diced
- 1 garlic clove crushed
- 1 tbs olive oil
- 1 1/2 cup red lentils dried
- 1.5L Massel Chicken Style Liquid Stock (or any other type of chicken)
Heat oil over medium heat and cook bacon, onion, carrot and garlic until soft.
Add lentils and cook for another 1 minute to coat.
Add stock and simmer for 20 – 25 minutes or until lentils are soft and soup is thick.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.