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Mediterranean Lentil Soup

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Category: Stews, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Unsalted butter
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 2 lg Garlic cloves; peeled and
  • -minced
  • 2 lg Carrots; peeled and diced
  • 2 lg Celery stalks; diced
  • 1 lg Onion; peeled and minced
  • 1 c Dried lentils
  • 6 c Beef bouillon; (or more)
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


Heat butter and oil over medium heat in a large pot. Add garlic, carrots,
celery, and onion, and cook for 2 minutes. Add lentils and 6 cups bouillon
and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer,
partially covered, for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until lentils are very

Remove two cups of the lentils and vegetables from the pot and puree until
smooth in a food processor. Return puree to the pot and more bouillon if
the soup is too thick.

This soup freezes well.

Variation: add 1 teaspoon each of cumin and curry powder to the vegetable

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