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Fakes (Greek Lentils Soup) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irena Zabezhinsky
Added: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz brown lentils
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp. minced garlic
1 onions, minced
1 large carrot, chopped
1 quart water
1 pinch dried oregano
2 bay leaves
1 pinch crushed dried rosemary
1 tbsp. tomato paste
salt, pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Place lentils in a large saucepan, cover with 1 inch of water. Place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil; cook for 10 minutes, then drain lentils into a strainer.
2. Dry saucepan, pour in olive oil, and place over medium heat. Add garlic, onion and carrot; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turn translucent, about 5 min. Pour in lentils, 1 quart of water, oregano, rosemary, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 10 min.
3. Stir in tomato paste and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer until the lentils have softened, 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add additional water if the soup becomes too thick.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
about and hour

 

 

 

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