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Anything is good, in moderation. I cook because I love to and because I can share with those around me. I crochet for the same reason.

Do what you want to do, enjoy what you do and use it to touch those around you.

Feb 14, 2014

Curried Red Lentil Soup

This is a nice vegetarian soup option for those cold winter days.

1 sm Leek,Minced
1 T  Olive Oil
3/4 c  Celery,Finely  Chopped
1 1/2 c  Carrots,Finely  Chopped
4 ea Garlic,Minced
2 t  Curry Powder
4 c  Vegetable Stock
3/4 c  Red Lentils
2 c  Tomato Juice

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.  Add the leek and garlic.  

Cook, stirring frequently, for about 2 minutes or until fragrant.  Add celery and carrots, cook for 5 minutes until slightly softened.  

Add the curry powder, stock, lentils and tomato juice.

Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to medium low and cover.  Simmer for 25 minutes or until the lentils are tender.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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