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Red Lentil Vegetable Soup

The family of lentils is alot larger than one can imagine and they are prominent in Middle Eastern and Indian cuisines. While the humble German brown lentil is the most common one in European-style cuisine, brown ones take well over an hour to cook properly. Enter the red lentil, a bit smaller and a lovely salmon-pinkish color. And it cooks in less than half an hour. Be sure to chop the vegetables smaller than usual so they are consistent with the smaller size of the lentil and cook faster as well.

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