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       Title: GREEN LENTIL SOUP WITH LEMON
  Categories: Soups, Appetizers
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       2 c  Green lentils, washed
       3 ts Olive oil
       6 c  Vegetable stock
       1 ea Bay leaf
       2 lg Onions, chopped
       3 ea Garlic cloves, crushed
       2 ts Coriander
       2 ts Cumin
     1/2 ts Sweet Hungarian paprika
       2 lg Carrots, diced
       2 tb Lemon juice, or to taste
            Salt & pepper
  
   Heat oil in pot & add lentils, stir briefly & add the onions & garlic. Cook
   for 3 or 4 minutes, stirring constantly.  Add the bay leaf & spices & stir
   for 1 minute.  Finally add the carrot.  Pour in stock, raise heat & bring
   to a boil.  Simmer for 60 minutes until the lentils start to puree. Remove
   from heat & let cool.  Blend till smooth & return to the pot.  Add lemon
   juice & salt & pepper. If too thick, thin with a little more stock. Serve
   with freshly made bread.
  
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