Linsensuppe mit frankfurter (lentil soup with
German Soups Lentils
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:56:10 AM. Recipe ID 18242. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Linsensuppe mit frankfurter (lentil soup with
Categories: German, Soups
Yield: 4 Servings
1 c Lentils; Dried Quick-Cooking
6 c Water
2 Bacon; Slices, Diced
1 Leek or Green Onion; *
1 Carrot;Large, Finely Chopped
1 Celery;Stalk, Finely Chopped
1 Onion; Finely Chopped
1 T Vegetable Oil
2 T Unbleached Flour
1 T Vinegar
4 Frankfurters; Thickly Sliced
1 T Catsup; Tomato
1 t Salt
1/4 t Black Pepper
* Leek or Green Onion should be finely chopped.
++++++++++++++++++ Wash the lentils thoroughly. In a 2 1/2-quart
saucepan bring 6 cups of water to a boil.
Add the lentils, bacon, leek or green onion, carrot and celery.
Simmer, partially covered, for 30 to 40 minutes. Meanwhile in a
frypan, saute chopped onion in vegetable oil until soft. Sprinkle
flour over onion, and stir. Lower heat, stir constantly, and cook
until the flour turns a light brown. DO NOT burn flour. Stir in 1/2
cup of hot lentil soup into the browned flour; beat with a wire whisk
until well-blended. Beat in vinegar. Add contents of frypan to lentil
pan and stir together. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until
lentils are soft. Add the frankfurters and catsup. Cook to heat
frankfurters through. Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.
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