Luscious lentil soup^

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
8 cups Chicken stock or water
4 mediums Carrots, sliced
4 \N Celery stalks, sliced
1 medium Onion, chopped
1 \N Leek, chopped
1 tablespoon Fresh parsley, chopped
1½ cup Red lentils
1 \N Tomato, chopped
3 cloves Garlic, crushed
1 large Bay leaf
⅛ teaspoon Pepper
¼ teaspoon Ground thyme

Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat 45 minutes. Puree 2 cups soup in blender. Mix with remaining soup in pot. Heat thoroughly and serve. Makes 8 servings.

Variations: Serve with lemon wedges for added zest. Or add 1 tablespoon miso for extra flavor.

Calories: 166 Protein: 14g Carbohydrates: 28g Fat: 0.5g, 0.03% Sodium: 38mg Cholesterol: 0mg

Cooking for Good Health by Gloria Rose ISBN: 0-89529-577-6 Entered by Carolyn Shaw 3-95

Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 03-15-95

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