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                               Savory Lentils
 
 Recipe By     : Aunt Sammy’s Radio Recipes 1931
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          dried lentils
    1      quart         water
    2      teaspoons     salt
    1      large         onion -- chopped fine
      1/2  cup           olive oil -- or bacon fat
                         tabasco sauce -- few drops
 
 Pick over the lentils, wash them thoroughly, add the water, and soak overnight.
   If the water is dark and strong-flavored in the morning, discard it and add a
  quart of fresh water and the salt.  Simmer the lentils in a covered pan from 3
 0 to 40 minutes, or until tender but not broken.  Drain the lentils, and return
  1 cup of the liquid to them, or if necessary and enough water to the liquid to
  make 1 cup.  cook the onion for a few minutes in the olive oil or bacon fat, a
 dd the lentils, cook for a few minutes, and stir gently so that the lentils are
  not broken.  Add a few drops of tabasco and more salt if needed.  Serve hot.
 
  Typed & MC formatted by Barb at Possum Kingdom using SNT and MC Buster 2.0g on
  8/18/98
 
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