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Easy Pureed Lentils

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Ingredients
  Dried lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs), washed
  Bay leaves 1
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Carrot 1 Medium, chopped
  Celery stalk 1⁄2
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a 3-quart saucepan, add water, lentils, bay leaves, onion, garlic, carrots, celery, parsley, raisins, chili and cumin powder. Let the broth come to a boil.
2) Once boiling, lower the flame, and cook for about 45 minutes.
3) If the contents start to stick to the pan, add in some boiling water.
4) The lentils are done when they become tender and all the water has evaporated.
5) Remove the bay leaf, allow the mixture to cool a little before adding into a blender.
6) Blend the lentil mixture to a fine puree.

SERVING
7) Serve the pureed lentils along with steaming rice or serve over corn tortillas.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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