Tested till perfect Papa's Lentil Soup with Potatoes

Papa's Lentil Soup with Potatoes

Laura enjoys her father's recipe for lentil soup and says that, like her entire repertoire, the soup can be prepared in about 30 minutes. Bon appetito!

By Adapted by The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 4


  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 3cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup 1cupbrown lentils
  • 4 4potatopotatoes, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch/1 cm pieces
  • 4 cups 4cupschicken stock
  • 1 1bay leafbay leaves
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspchopped fresh parsley
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In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic for 1 minute. Add lentils and potatoes; stir for about 30 seconds to coat. Add chicken stock and bay leaf; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Add salt and pepper. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

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