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Soupy Golden Dal (Lentil Soup)

You can use regular (green/brown) lentils for this soup, too; it will taste just as good but the color is not as pretty.

1 cup orange lentils
4 carrots, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 dried red pepper, crumbled
2 t. curry powder
6 cups bouillon
1 t. fresh tarragon leaves, chopped (optional)

Bring all of the ingredients except the tarragon to a boil in a large pot and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender. Mash the lentils or puree them in a blender or food mill. Reheat and add the chopped tarragon leaves.

4-6 servings

June 8th, 2013
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Sports medicine doctor, fitness guru and long-time radio host Gabe Mirkin, M.D., brings you news and tips for your healthful lifestyle. A practicing physician for more than 50 years and a radio talk show host for 25 years, Dr. Mirkin is a graduate of Harvard University and Baylor University College of Medicine. He is board-certified in four specialties: Sports Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics and Pediatric Immunology. The Dr. Mirkin Show, his call-in show on fitness and health, was syndicated in more than 120 cities. Read More
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