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                            ITALIAN LENTIL SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Lentils soaked 8 hours
    1       c            Frozen corn
   16       oz           Cans tomato sauce
    1       sm           White onion
    8                    Kalamata (Greek) olives,
                         -halved and pitted,optional
    2       tb           Olive oil
    1       qt           Water
    1       c            Sliced mushrooms
    6       oz           Cheese tortellini
    2                    Garlic cloves
 
   Cook tortellini and drain.  Heat 2 tbs. olive oil in
   skillet or wok (med. sized).  dump in onion, mushroom
   and garlic all at once and stir fry until mushroom and
   onion are tender.  Put beans in large saucepan with
   water and tomato sauce.  Bring to boil and add corn,
   olives, and mushroom mixture. Simmer 1 hour or until
   thickened and lentils are done, stirring often. Add
   tortellini, simmer 5 minutes, and then serve.
  
 
 
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