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Gremolata is the Secret to the Tastiest Simple Lentil Soup

Even the most boring lentil soup is satisfying fare, but who says it has to be boring? The secret to this version? Gremolata, the Italian condiment of chopped fresh parsley, lemon zest, and garlic typically served with osso bucco. In this case, I use it to develop two distinct levels of flavor, once while sautéing my aromatics, and again by stirring it in at the very end. More

Vegan: How Not To Ruin Lentil Soup

If a waiter were to ask me how I'd like my food to be prepared, I'd generally not be inclined to say "brown and sludgy." And I mean no offense to you folks who are into beige ooze or mahogany goop. I have more than one close friend who's made a meal out of over-chili-ing their nachos and hot dogs from the 7-eleven sludge dispensers, and they're for the most part fine, upstanding citizens. Heck, some of them even work here. But rules are meant to be broken, and lentil soup is one bowl of brown sludge that I can really get behind. More

Eat for Eight Bucks: Lentil Soup

[Photograph: Robin Bellinger] Shopping List 1 onion: $0.50 3 carrots: $0.75 Lentils: $1.25 Baguette: $2.00 Pantry items: Olive oil, garlic, dried thyme, tomato paste, salt, pepper, red wine vinegar. Total cost (for 4 portions): $4.50 After last week's simple buttery... More

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