• New Years Luck Recipes 03

    From Dave Drum@1:3634/12 to All on Sun Dec 31 18:47:00 2023
    Lentils are another legume that gets attention on New Year’s Day. Their resemblance to ancient Roman coins (brown, shiny and round) make them a
    symbol of good fortune in Italian homes, and they’re most often served
    with that other notable luck-bringer, pork.

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    Title: Italian-Style Lentil Soup
    Categories: Vegetables, Beans, Cheese, Herbs
    Yield: 6 servings

    2 ts Olive oil
    2 md Onions; chopped
    2 Celery ribs; thin sliced
    1 md Carrot; chopped
    1 c Dried lentils; rinsed
    1/4 c Minced fresh parsley
    1 tb Beef bouillon granules
    1/2 ts Pepper
    5 1/4 c Water
    6 oz Tomato paste
    2 tb White vinegar
    2 ts Brown sugar
    1/2 ts Salt
    2 tb Shredded Parmesan cheese

    In a large saucepan coated with cooking spray, heat oil
    over medium heat. Add onions, celery and carrot; cook
    and stir until crisp-tender.

    Stir in lentils, parsley, bouillon, pepper and water;
    bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20-25
    minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring

    Stir in tomato paste, vinegar, brown sugar and salt;
    heat through. Serve with cheese.

    Rachel Keller, Roanoke, Virginia

    Makes: 6 servings

    RECIPE FROM: https://www.tasteofhome.com

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