This s a quick and easy lunch. I like my lentil soup on the thick side with lots of yummy bits. You can purée it if you prefer.

The What

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • ½ onion
  • ¼ inch slice of back bacon or ham
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 dab of Better than Bouillon (chicken) or 1 cube chicken stock
  • ½ to 1 cup of lentils, more if you like thick less otherwise
  • 2 cups of water

The How

  1. Set instant pot to sautḗ or pressure cooker to medium high
  2. Add 1 tbs olive oil to pot
  3. Chop onion and add to pot and stir
  4. Cut back bacon into ¼ inch cubes and add to pot and stir
  5. Chop tomatoes and celery and add to pot. Stir
  6. Add water to pot
  7. Add lentils to pot
  8. And bouillon to pot and stir
  9. Set instant pot to Pressure Cook high for 20 minutes. Take pressure cooker of element if using.
  10. Use natural release method or release pressure after 10 minutes.
  11. Purḗe if you so desire
  12. Serve and Enjoy