Red Lentil and Bacon

Red lentils are a powerhouse of fibre and protein.


  • 100g Red Lentils, rinsed
  • 1/4 Onion ( red or white ) Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Chopped smoked bacon or lardons
  • 1 Small potato
  • 1 Carrot, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 200ml chicken stock or vegetable stock ( you can make from 1/2 stockcube or use your own stock )
  • salt and pepper


  1. Sauté the bacon. This is not absolutely essential but it does add a better flavour .
  2. Put the 3/4 of the bacons into the Justme Soup maker. Save the remaining 1/4 for garnishing
  3. Full the soup maker with chopped potato, onions, carrot, garlic
  4. Rinse the lentils and add to the soup maker
  5. Make the stock using 1/2 stock pot or 1/2 stock cube. or use your own stock You will need 200ml. Add to the soup maker
  6. Replace the id. align the shape of the lid with the shape of the body. The lights should stop flashing and it should stop beeping.
  7. Using the selection button, highlight the smooth function of the machine. Press start.
  8. Sit back and relax! The cooking program will gently cook the ingredients and then it will start the blending process.
  9. When the soup is ready, the machine will beep 3 times. Carefully open the lid, taste for seasoning, you may find this does not need much salt because of the bacon.
  10. Serve! Sprinkle with the remaining bacon pieces