Category Archives: Soups

Meat, Vegetable and Lentil Soup

We have truly been blessed with a mild winter, here in Atlanta, this year. We have had a few very cold days, but by and large we have been spoiled. However, in my mind there is still nothing more comforting than a hearty bowl of piping hot soup filled with all sorts of nutritious ingredients. This recipe follows me from South Africa. My mom used to make it with the 4-in-1 soup mix that we used to buy there. She used to make it in a pressure cooker, but somehow it always tasted better on the second day. I have finally found the ingredients of the 4-in-1 soup mix, so I blend them myself, and I have learned that if I cook the soup “slow and low”, it tastes like “second day” soup on the first day. So, Mom, it is with much love and lots of great memories of your delicious cooking that I share another of your wonderful creations. Continue reading