Soup With Pasta Shells
tablespoons vegetable oil
medium onion, chopped
cloves garlic, pressed or minced
cups chicken broth
cups drained lentils, rinsed
medium carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
teaspoon dried oregano
teaspoon ground black pepper
cup sun-dried tomatoes (oil-packed), drained and slivered
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
cup cooked small shell pasta
4 to 6 servings.
1. In a
soup pot, over medium
heat warm oil. Add chopped onion and garlic. Sauté about 3
than add carrots and sauté about 2 min.
broth, water, lentils,
parsley, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and
about 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
tomatoes and simmer
until lentils are tender (about 20 minutes); stir often.
in vinegar, adjust
seasoning, and stir cooked pasta into soup. Serve immediately.
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