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Lentil Soup #01

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Lentils
  • 6 c Water
  • 1 c Smoked pork or ham
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Sprig parsley
  • 1 Onion; finely chopped
  • 1 Stalk celery; sliced
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 2 tb Bacon fat
  • 1/4 c Sour cream


Soak the lentils several hours or overnight. Add meat, salt, carrot,
parsley, onion & celery. Cook slowly until lentils & vegetables are soft.
Remove the meat. Strain the soup, rubbing the lentils & vegetables through
the strainer. Brown the flour in fat. Stir in 1 cup of the soup & cook
until thick & smooth. Add remaining soup & more water, if needed, for a
pleasing consistency; add sour cream. Heat & serve in wide soup bowls.
Makes 6 servings.


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