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               SPICY LENTIL & PEPPER SAUCE FOR PASTA OR RICE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1       lg           Onion, finely chopped
    2                    Cloves garlic, minced
    1       c            Green and red bell pepper,
                         Finely chopped
    1       lg           Tomato, diced
    1       c            Vegetable juice
    1       c            Pre-cooked lentils
    2                    Cooked, peeled hot chilies,
                         Finely minced (canned or
                         Fresh)
    1       pn           Basil
            x            Salt and pepper to taste
 
   In a deep pot, saut onions, garlic, and peppers in
   heated olive oil. Stir often.  Cover and reduce heat
   to low, add tomato and juice, and simmer for 20
   minutes.  Add cooked lentils and seasonings (including
   chilies). Heat thoroughly before serving. If the
   mixture seems too dry at any time, add a few spoonfuls
   of water.
   
   Serve sauce over cooked pasta or brown rice.
   
   Total Calories Per Serving (without pasta): 145 Fat: 4
   grams
   
   This article was originally published in the
   July/August 1994 issue of the _Vegetarian_Journal_,
   published by The Vegetarian Resource Group.
   
   From: bobbi@clark.net (Bobbi Pasternak).  rfvc Digest
   V94 Issue #204, Sept. 22, 1994. Formatted by Sue
   Smith, S.Smith34, TXFT40A@Prodigy.com using MMCONV.
  
 
 
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