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  Categories: Soups, Usenet
       Yield: 4 servings
       1 lb Lentils, washed
       8 c  Water
       1    Celery stalk, chopped
       1    Onion, chopped
       1    Carrot, sliced
       2 c  Diced tomatoes
       4    Garlic cloves,
            -diced (or less)
       2 t  Cayenne
       2 t  Chili powder
       1 t  Cumin
            Salt (to taste)
   Put all the ingredients in a pot.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and cover.
   Cook for about 45 minutes or until beans are tender.  Stir occasionally;
   you will also need to add water during this 45 minutes.
   *  A simple soup with lentils, tomatoes and hot pepper -- This is a spicy
   vegetarian lentil soup.  It makes a very good main course or side dish. You
   don't have to soak the lentils ahead of time!
   *  The spicing can be varied to taste.
   : Difficulty:  easy.
   : Time:  15 minutes dicing, 2 hours cooking.
   : Precision:  no need to measure.
   : Charles S.  Geiger, Esq.
   : The University of Texas at Austin, Texas
   : cgeiger@ngp.UTEXAS.EDU ihnp4!ut-ngp!cgeiger
   : Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust