Carrot and Lentil Soup with Ham is a tasty first course or main dish soup that is easy, flavorful, nutritious and ready in about an hour.
Lentil soup can go one of two ways. It can be the blandest, most boring soup ever. Or it can be a symphony of earthy flavors that nourishes body and soul.
And after a bit of tweaking, I have to say this is more of the latter. It starts with the smoky ham flavor and an almost imperceptible heat from some chilies and in the end, this carrot, red pepper, barely spicy, tomato lentil soup (breathe now) totally rises to the occasion. Read more