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                              EGYPTIAN LENTILS
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans                            Ethnic
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Lentils
    2                    Fresh chili peppers
    1 1/2   c            Regular rice
    1 1/2   c            Tomato sauce
    1       c            Elbow macaroni
    2       tb           Vinegar
    3       tb           Oil
    1       lg           Onion
 
   Place lentils in a saucepan and cover by 1".  Turn
   heat to high, bring to a boil, turn down heat to
   simmer, and cook covered for 35 minutes or until
   tender.  Drain and transfer to a large bowl.  Set
   aside. Bring 3 cups of water to a boil, add rice turn
   down to simmer for 20 minutes and fluff up rice with a
   fork and add to lentils.  Boil 2 quarts of water, add
   elbow macaroni and cook until tender.  Add to
   lentils..  In a small skillet add 1 tbl of oil and
   saute finely chopped peppers for 2 minutes. Add the
   tomato sauce, 1/2 cup of water, and the vinegar, bring
   to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.  In another
   skillet heat 2 tbls oil, add onions and saute until
   brown around the edges.  Garnish lentil mixture with
   the onions and pour the tomato sauce over all.  Serve
   immediately.
   
   Posted by Fred Peters.
  
 
 
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