LENTIL SOUP

 

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Ingredients

  • 200 grams or more of lentils, red, green, yellow
  • butter/oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 leeks chopped
  • 1 Large potatoe cubed
  • 2 stalks of celery pref from the heart chopped
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 turnip grated
  • 1 pint Soup Stock or bullion cubes
  • 1 boquet garnet
  • 3 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • In a large pot melt 1-2 knobs of butter(Substitute teaspoons of oil) sautee onions until clear. Add remaining veg and lightly warm or brown edges. Throw in the herbs and spices. Add 1-2 cups boiling water with bullion and stir until it dissolve. Alternately you can add soup stock instead of water, and you bring this to a slow boil on the stove. Once you hit a rolling boil back it down to a low heat, simmer and add lentils. cook for about 40 miniutes. Start tasting it at 30 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaves before serving.
  • serve with crusty bread and butter and a huge dessert.

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