*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                                Lentil Stew
 
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :2:00
 Categories    : Beans                            Soups & Stews
                 Vegetarian                       Healthy And Hearty
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         dried lentils -- washed, picked over
    2      quarts        water
    2      whole         celery stalks -- chopped
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    2      whole         carrots -- chopped
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    1                    bay leaf
      1/4  teaspoon      thyme
      1/2  cup           red wine
    1      can           plum tomatoes
 
      In a large soup kettle, combine all ingredients except wine and tomatoes.
      Bring to a boil and simmer, over low heat for 1-1/2 hours. Add wine and
      tomatoes and simmer 20-30 minutes more.
 
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 Per serving: 219 Calories; 1g Fat (3% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 36g
 Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 97mg Sodium
 
 Serving Ideas : Serve with a dollop of sour cream.
 
 NOTES : * Better if made with vegetable stock. For non-vegetarians, beef,
 corned beef, or ham stock may be used.