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Bistro Lentil Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Becky Jordan
Added: Monday, July 30, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. lentils
2 tsp. olive oil
1 med. yellow onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves. minced
2 c. fresh arugula or spinach, stemmed and torn into 1"
pieces
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
2 c. chicken broth
3 tbs. fresh cilantro
salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
In a large pot over medium-high heat, combine lentils with 5 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until lentils are tender, about 30 min. Drain and set aside. In a soup pot over medium heat, warm oil; add onion and garlic and sauté, stirring occasionally, until golden, 6-8 min. Add arugula or spinach and cook, stirring, 2 min. more. Add lentils, cumin, lemon zest, broth and 2 cups water. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 15 min. Add cilantro and salt, stir and serve immediately, Serves 4.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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