Get well soon soup / casserole

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Annie has not been so well for the last few days, so now that she's up to eating again, I thought I would have a bash at my own version of homemade soup for flu and cold as it is supposed to be remedial. Now it's made, it looks more of a casserole than a soup, a posh soup maybe?

I can use it as another excuse to play with Taste Sensation's seasonings and I can serve it with Knicat Bakeries marvellous Pammie's Baps.

I'm cooking it in the slow cooker but could be cooked in half the time if you needed. A nice and lazy way to cook it on the day before Christmas.

Get well soon soup / casserole
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:240
Ready in:6 hours, 20 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:6 hours
Recipe author:Chef
First published:24th December 2019

Best recipe review

More of a stew than a soup


Still lovely though.


Read for 8 hours in the slow cooker


Printable 🖨 shopping 🛒 list & 👩‍🍳 method for this recipe


  1. Rinse the red lentils in cold water then boil for about 10 minutes in plenty of water until they have just a little 'bite' to them
  2. Rinse well again under cold water.
  3. Add the oil and butter and black pepper to a pan or wok (or slow cooker if your has a stove-top function)
  4. Sautee the shallot and garlic slices for 5 minutes, then add the chopped chicken, mushrooms and carrots and stir-fry for a further 5 minutes
  5. Now add everything together into the slow cooker and cook on low for about six hours, adding extra hot water if it looks like it may need it.

Serving suggestions

Serve with Pammie's baps (or your own choice of nice bread rolls).

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