*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      CURRIED SPINACH & CHICK PEA SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       tb           Vegetable oil
    2       ea           Garlic cloves, minced
    1       md           Carrot, grated
      1/4   c            Raw barley
    1       ea           Bay leaf
    2 1/2   c            Stock
    4       c            Cooked chick peas
      3/4   lb           Spinach, steamed & chopped
    1       sm           Zucchini, diced
    1 1/2   ts           Favourite curry powder
      1/4   ts           Thyme
      1/4   ts           Cumin
                         Salt & pepper
    2       c            Stock
    2       tb           Lemon juice
 
   Heat oil & saute garlic for 1 minute.  Add carrot, barley, bay leaf &
   2 1/2 c stock.  Bring to a boil, cover & simmer for 15 minutes.
   Puree half the chick peas & add to the pot with the spinach, zucchini
   & seasonings. Simmer covered for another 10 minutes.  Add the rest of
   the chick peas, the remaining stock & lemon juice.  Simmer gently for
   another 15 minutes until the barley is tender.
  
 
 
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