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Heidi's Lentil Soup



I use what I have and don't really follow a recipe.--Heidi


2 large cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
240 ml1 cup of chopped celery
2 large onions, peeled and chopped
2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
240 ml1 cup red lentils
1-2 teaspoons curry powder
10 ml2 teaspoons tomato paste
1770 ml7 1/2 cups water or bouillon


- Put the chopped apples, celery, onions and carrots into a large saucepan.
- Wash and drain the lentils, then mix then with the vegetables.
- Add the curry powder and tomato paste and mix in well.
- Add the water or bouillon and season.
- Bring to boil, cover and simmer gently for 1-1 1/2 hours, until the
lentils are soft.
- Puree the soup in a blender, or press through a coarse sieve.
- Return the soup to the rinsed-out saucepan and reheat.
- Serve when hot.

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