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  Categories: Soups, German
       Yield: 8 servings
       2 x  Med Onions, peeled & chopped
            Clove Garlic, crushed
       2 x  Med Carrots,(scraped,chopped
       2 x  Stalks Celery,(cleaned,chopp
       2 T  Salad Oil
       8 c  Water
       2 c  Lentils, washed & drained
            Bay Leaf
   1 1/2 t  Salt
     1/4 t  Pepper
       1 lb Frankfurters, sliced thickly
       2 T  Cider Vinegar
    Saute onions, garlic, carrots, and celery in heated
   oil in a large kettle for 5 minutes. Add water,
   lentils, bay leaf, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
   Lower heat and cook slowly, covered, about 30 minutes,
   until lentils are just tender. Add frankfurters and
   cook another 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in
   vinegar. Remove and discard bay leaf.  Serves 8.