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Lentil Soup With Lemon

Ingredients
  Lemon slice 1
  Lentils 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), rinsed and picked over
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Uncooked bacon slice 1 , diced
  Onion/1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic/1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Carrot 1 Large, chopped
  Stalk celery 1 , chopped
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Tomato juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Dry white wine 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Place lentils in a large pan with the water, bacon, onion, parsley, garlic, carrot, celery, salt, and oregano.
Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
Add tomato juice, lemon juice, and wine.
Cook just until all ingredients are soft.
Puree in blender or food processor with steel blade.
Reheat if necessary.
Adjust salt to taste.
Serve topped with a slice of lemon.
Recipe can be doubled or tripled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Healthy

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