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Lentil and Brown Rice Soup
2/2/2015 | Sheryl McGlochlin

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1 Slow Cooker

1 Rice Cooker - or just cook rice in a pan

Lentil Soup

2 c. dry lentils (rinse w/ water through a strainer)

6 c. Water

2 thick slices of cooked ham (or any amount of ham OR no ham if you prefer vegetarian)

NOTE:  The ham gives it a delicious flavoring even if you don't eventually eat the ham 

Double the recipe if you like

Cook on low for 4 hours OR until lentils are soft

Brown Rice

Cook 2 c. dry brown rice on the stove, in a rice cooker, or in a pressure cooker, etc.

Before serving lentils, keep all the fluid if any then season w/ sea salt, pepper, and other favorite seasonings.

In a bowl add a scoop of rice.
Top with the lentil soup.
If you need more juice, add chicken or vegetable stock to the lentils before serving.