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Beef Lentil Soup

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Lentil Soup is light and very tasty. The impeccable combination of lentils, beef bouillon, vegetables, onion, dried thyme, cornstarch along with sausages and dash of salt and pepper gives Lentil soup a luscious taste.
Ingredients
  Lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Beef bouillon 1 Quart, assorted peeled, roughly chopped
  Vegetables 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Frankfurter sausages 3
  Finely snipped chives 2
Directions

Rinse the lentils and remove any black seeds.
Put the lentils into a large bowl.
Bring the bouillon (stock) to the boil and pour over the lentils to cover.
Cook on HIGH for 15 minutes.
Leave the pot vegetables to stand in a bowl of cold water.
Sieve and puree the lentils in a food processor and return to the bowl with the vegetables, thyme and seasoning.
Stir the cornstarch (cornflour) with the water until it forms a paste and stir well into the soup.
Return the bowl to the micro wave and cook for 25 minutes on HIGH.
Add a little boiling water if the mixture is too thick.
Taste and adjust the seasoning and check that the vegetables are cooked.
Slice the frankfurters and add to the soup.
Return to the microwave and cook on HIGH for 10 minutes.
Leave to stand for 5 minutes

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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