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       Title: Steve’s Mum’s Lentil Soup
  Categories: Soups
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 lb Lentils (washed)
       1    Large onion
       3    Cloves garlic
       4 oz Mushrooms, sliced
       2    Ribs of celery, sliced diag.
       2    Carrots, grated
       2 ts Oregano or thyme
       1    Salt to taste
       1    Pepper to taste
     1/2 lb Small pasta shells, cooked
  
   Place all ingredients except pasta in a large pot. Cover with cold
   water to the depth of the 2nd knuckle of your index finger. Cover pot
   and simmer over low heat until the lentils are tender (about one
   hour). Taste and correct seasoning.  Stir in cooked, drained pasta,
   and garnish with parsley.
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