*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          LENTIL AND SPINACH SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Brown lentils
    2       ea           Bay leaves
    1       ea           Celery stick, finely chopped
    2       ts           Ginger, grated
    8       c            Vegetable stock
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1       lg           Red onion, chopped
    2       ea           Cloves garlic, crushed
    2       md           Tomatoes, peeled & chopped
    1       bn           Spinach, chopped
    2       ts           Cider vinegar
    1       t            Cilantro, chopped
 
   Combine lentils, bay leaves, celery, ginger and stock
   in large pan, simmer, uncovered, about 30 mins or
   until lentils are just soft. Heat oil in the pan, add
   onion and garlic, cook, stirring, until onion is soft.
   Add tomatoes, cook, stirring, until tomatoes are
   pulpy.  Add the spinach, stir over heat until spinach
   is wilted.  Add spinach mixture to lentil mixture,
   stir in vinegar and coriander; stir until heated
   through. Discard bay leaves before serving.
  
 
 
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