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prosciutto or 4=-6 slices of raw bacon cut up
diced tomatoes drained
How to Make Lentil Soup
1in a large soup pot over medium heat.. olive oil , onion, carrots , celery, prosciutto or bacon salt pepper garlic. Cook until tender but not brown.
2add water , lentils can tomatoes , dried thyme and rosemary. Bring to boil Reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender @ 1 - 1/2 hours.
3stir in balsamic vinegar (brown can be substituted) ladle into bowls.. additional vinegar can be added as wanted to each individual bowl. Top with mint sprig if available.
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