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Green Lentil Soup

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Category: Soups, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Green lentils
  • 1 md Grated onion
  • 3 1/2 oz Olive oil
  • 10 oz Can tomatoes, crushed
  • 2 tb Tomato paste
  • 3 tb Red vinegar
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Black pepper
  • 2 tb Chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/2 ts Basil
  • 3 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 Bay leaves


Soak lentils. Drain, rinse & add salt. Set aside. With heat at medium,
add olive oil to the pot & grated onion with parsley.

Cook to a golden colour. Add 4 litres of water & lentils. Bring to a boil.
Add bay leaves, garlic, basil, pepper, tomatoes & paste. Cook for 2 1/2
hours, stirring every half an hour. Check the cooking lentils & ensure
there is enough water.

Before serving, add red vinegar, mix well. Check seasonings.

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