Scottish Lentil Soup Recipe

Scottish Lentil Soup Recipe
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 6
  • Calories: 210
  • Carbohydrates: 32.3 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 12.1 g
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Scottish
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Scottish cuisine, has developed under the influence of Viking kitchen and followed by the French, is considered to be quite unique. Thanks to fertile land and climate, the Scots have in their arsenal the best lamb, beef and venison, Scottish seas salmon and trout, and are grown in the fields of high-quality vegetables and cereals including lentils. In the Scottish cuisine can be prepared many thick and rich soups, one of the most famous is a Scottish shepherd soup with lentil.
  • Bacon – 4 Slices
  • Parsley – 3 sprigs
  • Garlic cloves – 2
  • Celery – 3 stalks
  • Onions – 2
  • Vegetable oil – 3 tablespoons
  • Carrots – 3
  • Dry red lentils – 340 g
  • Water – 1.5 litres
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Salt and pepper – As per your needs
  1. Rinse the lentils in a sieve under running cold water.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and cover it with a lid. Leave it for the next 30 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil in a large pan and if you can add bacon then better fry it before mixing it with the mixture. Now add the vegetables and garlic and fry until they become soft.
  4. Drain the lentils and mix them with vegetables, herbs and water. Cook until the lentils and vegetables about 30 minutes.
  5. Get grass seed and beat the soup in a blender.


  • 1

    Goes well with:

    Chicken Salad

    This will eventually serve as a full meal once you eat chicken salad along with Scottish lentil soup.

    chicken salad

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