Lentil Pheasant Soup
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
- 3 each carrots diced
- 3 each celery stalks diced
- 1 medium parsnip peeled
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 3 cups tomatoes crushed
- 1 cup lentils dried
- 2 pound pheasant
- 6 tablespoons italian parsley
- 1 tablespoon rosemary leaves chopped
- 1 teaspoon rosemary leaves dried
- 1/4 teaspoon allspice ground
- 3/4 cup sherry dry
Heat oil and butter in s soup pot.
Add carrots, onions, celery, parsnip and garlic.
Cook, covered, over medium heat for 15 minutes to wilt vegetables.
Add broth, tomatos, lentils, pheasant legs and backbone.
Simmer, partially covered, for 15 minutes.
Add pheasant breasts and simmer another 15 minutes.
Remove legs and breasts; reserve. Leave backbone in.
Add 4 Tb parsley, rosemary, allspice, pepper and salt.
Stir and simmer, covered, another 20 minutes.
While soup simmers, remove skin from pheasant and shred meat.
Remove cover from soup, add shredded pheasant, shhery and remaining parsley.