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lentil-lemon-soup recipe

Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 10:30:42 -0400
From: Karen Neale (kf3b@virginia.edu)

It's soup season! Here's my favorite; wonderful flavor, and so quick and
easy it's really "fast food":

Lentil-lemon soup (adapted from The Natural Gourmet)

2 medium onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
Few drops of sesame oil for flavor
1 tsp cumin
1 cup dried red lentils
5 cups veggie stock
1 bay leaf
2 strips lemon rind
1 TBL lemon juice
6 slices lemon for garnish

Saute onions and garlic in water or a little stock in a soup pot, 6-7
minutes until golden. Add salt and cumin, and a few drops of sesame oil.

Pick over and rinse lentils. Add to onions with stock. Skim foam. Bring to a

Reduce heat. Add bay leaf and lemon rind. Simmer 25 minutes, then discard
bay leaf and lemon rind. Add the lemon juice, stir, and garnish with lemon

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