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Beef Lentil Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda DeMeo
Added: Saturday, August 19, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. lentils
1 1/2 lb. beef shanks
2-3 marrow bones, cracked
2 c. stewed tomatoes
2 onions, finely chopped
1/3 steel cut oats
1 1/2 tbsp. tomato paste
1/4 tsp. dried oregano or 1 tsp. fresh
1/4 tsp. dried basil or 1 tsp. fresh
1/4 c. parsley, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Cover lentils with water and soak for at least 4 hrs. or overnight.
Drain and put in 6 qt. kettle or larger, with shanks, marrow
bones and 3 qts. lightly salted water. Bring to a boil and simmer,
covered, for 2 hrs., stirring frequently. Remove meat from
shanks and reserve. Return bones to kettle with tomatoes,
onions, oats, tomato paste and herbs, except parsley. Cover
and simmer for another 2-3 hrs., stirring frequnetly. Remove all
bones, add meat and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Garnish with parsley.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12+
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min., excluding cook time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Stirring is ESSENTIAL after the tomato,
onions, etc. mixture is added. Sticks to bottom of pan, otherwise!

 

 

 

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