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Red Lentil SoupIf creamier texture is desired, prior to adding lemon juice, blend soup in blender and return to stove. Then add lemon juice and water as needed for desired consistency. Bring to a boil and serve immediately or refrigerate.
Spicy Black Bean SoupQuick Soak Method to cook Black Beans Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup Black Beans, uncooked 5 cups Water Method: In a medium pot, over high heat, add 2 cups water and dry black beans. Bring to a boil and remove from stove. Cover for 1 hour. Drain the water and rinse the beans. Add remaining water to the same pot and cook the black beans on high heat. As soon as it boils, reduce the heat to medium-low; cover the pot half way and simmer for 45 minutes or until done. Remove from heat and drain all the water. Let the black beans cool.
Three Bean Curry1. If using canned beans, drain the water from the can and rinse the beans thoroughly to remove the excess salt
Chicken Corn Soup1. To make homemade fat free chicken broth, boil chicken bones in 6 cups of water for 30 minutes. Remove the chicken bones, cool the broth and refrigerate until chilled. Then skim the off the fat and use in desired recipe. 2. No added salt or low sodium chicken broth may be used to reduce sodium content of the recipe. 3. Fresh of frozen corn may be used if canned cream corn is not desired.