lentil soup, with a hint of fruit

I have been wanting lentils recently. I blame The Good Eats lentils episode. So, tonight I made "Lentil Soup, with a Hint of Fruit" from Mollie Katzen's Vegetable Heaven.

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I happened to buy lentils today with no particular plan (see above) and then I got the brilliant idea to look in this book, which has some wonderful recipes in it. I didn't have any stock defrosted so I broke my own First Rule of Soup: Never Use Water When You Could Use Stock. I think stock would add some depth to the flavor but otherwise, I think it turned out very nicely. It definitely benefited from a touch of pureeing with the stick blender to thicken it up but it was just as tasty untouched.

Now, I need to combine this with another loaf of that home baked oat bread and I'd be in heaven.

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4 thoughts on “lentil soup, with a hint of fruit

  1. I make my own and freeze it in ziploc bags. I just didn't have the patience for it to melt. I used to also freeze some in a muffin tin to make about 1/2 cup chunks but I found that I hardly used them so it wasn't worth the effort.

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