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Spicy Lentil Stew

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Ingredients
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Diced onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lentils 1⁄2 Pound, cooked, drained, 2 cups cooking liquid reserved
  Cooked lentils 1⁄2 Pound, drained, 2 cups cooking liquid reserved
  Canned whole tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), drained, chopped
  Tomato juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon (Or Use According To Taste)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
Directions

MAKING
1) In a 2-quart saucepan, saute the onions in the margarine, stirring occasionally, until softened.
2) Stir in rest of the ingredients and bring the mixture to a boil.
3) Simmer over a low heat for 45 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture thickens and flavors are well blended.
4) Remove and discard the bay leaf before serving.

SERVING
5) Serve immediately in individual serving bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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