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lentil soup, greek style (fakes)

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Lorraine M Sules
White Plains, NY

This is a family favorite. Served with some grilled pita bread and a greek salad this is a most delicious meal.

(4 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For lentil soup, greek style (fakes)

  • 2
    carrots, chopped
  • 2
    celery stalks, chopped
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 lb
  • 1 can
    crushed tomatoes (28 ozs)
  • 2-3 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 2 qt
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make lentil soup, greek style (fakes)

  • 1
    Pick over and wash the lentils. Put them in a large pot covered with water and bring to a boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and rinse Lentils and set aside.
  • 2
    In a large pot add 1 tsp of the olive oil and saute celery, garlic, onions, and carrots, until tender, approx 5 minutes
  • 3
    Add Lentils, bay leaves, salt and pepper and 2 quarts of water. Bring to a boil and cover partially for 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir in tomatoes and oil and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, partially covered and simmer for 30 minutes or until Lentils are tender.
  • 5
    Remove the bay leaves, add vinegar and adjust seasoning. Ladle into bowls and serve with crispy toasted pita bread.
  • 6
    *optional - drizzle a little bit of extra virgin olive oil on top of each bowl of soup. It adds such a beautiful flavor to the finished soup. Kali Orexi (Hearty Appetite)

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