Lentil Soup with Tomatoes, Vegetables, and Bacon

Lentil Soup with Tomatoes, Vegetables, and Bacon

Fun Fact: Lentils are believed to bring good luck in Italy, and eating them on New Year’s Eve, shortly after midnight, is a long-standing tradition. The flat legumes were thought to resemble Roman coins, which is why they became associated with wealth and prosperity.

Made with Peeled Tomatoes

Mutti® Peeled Tomatoes are generously fleshy and firm. They have their skins removed and are then immersed in a delicious, velvety passata.

cooking sketch 225 min (COOK TIME: 90 min / PREP TIME: 15 min / PASSIVE TIME: 120 min)

cooking sketch Medium

6 people

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots (minced)
  • 2 pieces of celery (minced)
  • 1 onion (minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 potatoes (diced)
  • 2 zucchini (diced)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 tbsp EVOO
  • 14 oz Mutti® Peeled Tomatoes (Pelati)
  • 3.5 oz pancetta (fresh bacon)
  • 7 oz lentils (dried)
  • 4 cups water
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Method

  1. Soak lentils for 2 hours.
  2. Brown all the vegetables with EVOO and the diced bacon (fresh pancetta) for 10 minutes.
  3. Add lentils (drained from water) and bay leaves. Cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add Mutti® Peeled Tomatoes, mashed. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 1 hour.
  5. Serve with crouton.

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Also made with: Peeled Tomatoes


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