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Catholic Recipe: Lentil Soup

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound lentils
  • 3 quarts water
  • salt, pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese

Details

Serves: 6

Prep Time: 1 1/2-2 hours

Difficulty: • • •

Cost: $$$$

For Ages:11+

Origin: Italy

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Also Called: Zuppa di Lenticchi

DIRECTIONS

Place lentils in deep saucepot with water; cover. Cook 1 1/2 hours over medium heat. Add salt, pepper. Melt butter in saucepan. Combine with oil, onion. Sauté 5 minutes until slightly browned. When lentils are done add onion mixture. Serve hot, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. Yield, 6 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965