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       Title: GREEN LENTIL SOUP
  Categories: Soups, Vegetarian
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       1 c  Green lentils
       1 md Grated onion
   3 1/2 oz Olive oil
      10 oz Can tomatoes, crushed
       2 tb Tomato paste
       3 tb Red vinegar
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Black pepper
       2 tb Chopped Italian parsley
     1/2 ts Basil
       3 ea Garlic cloves, chopped
       2 ea Bay leaves
  
   Soak lentils.  Drain, rinse & add salt.  Set aside. With heat at medium,
   add olive oil to the pot & grated onion with parsley.
   
   Cook to a golden colour.  Add 4 litres of water & lentils.  Bring to a
   boil.  Add bay leaves, garlic, basil, pepper, tomatoes & paste.  Cook for 2
   1/2 hours, stirring every half an hour.  Check the cooking lentils & ensure
   there is enough water.
   
   Before serving, add red vinegar, mix well.  Check seasonings.
  
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