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LEMONY LENTIL SOUP WITH CILANTRO
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
7 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1 cup brown lentils, picked over and rinsed
3 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth (28 fl oz)
3 cups water
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Purée cilantro with 6 tablespoons oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a blender until
smooth. Transfer purée to a bowl and set blender aside.
Cook onion in remaining tablespoon oil in a 3-quart heavy saucepan over moderate
heat, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Add
allspice and remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring frequently, 1
minute. Add lentils, broth, and water and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and
simmer, covered, until lentils are very soft, about 30 minutes. Transfer 1 cup
lentils with some of broth to blender and purée until smooth (use caution when
blending hot liquids), then return to saucepan. Add lemon juice and pepper to
taste. Stir in cilantro purée.
Makes 6 first-course servings.
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