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                             GENTLE LENTIL SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Ethnic
                 Vegetables                       Kids
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   c            Lentils, rinsed and drained
    7       c            Water or stock
    2       md           Onions, chopped
    3                    Cloves garlic, minced
                         Juice of one lemon
                         Salt and pepper to taste
    2                    Stalks celery, chopped
    2       tb           Olive oil
    1                    Or 2 bunches spinach, chard,
                         -or collards, washed and
                         -chopped
 
   From “Meals Without Squeals” by Christine Berman & Jacki Fromer.
   
   coarsely
   
   1.  Saute onions, garlic and celery in the olive oil, 5-10 min.
   
   2.  Add lentils, and water or stock and simmer until lentils are very
   soft. If necessary, add more water to get soup to desired consistency.
   
   3.  Add greens, salt and pepper.  Simmer for 10 more minutes or until
   
   greens are tender.
   
   4.  Stir in lemon juice right before serving.
   
   Serves 16 preschool or 12 school-age children. 1 meat alternative
   
   Posted by Theresa Merkling.
  
 
 
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