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Start this early in the day - it needs to simmer a long time. <u>Stir frequently.</u>
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3 cups dry green spits
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about 7 cups water (more if needed)
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1 bay leaf
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2 tsp salt
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Simmer covered 3-4 hours. Remove bay leaf.
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Saute in 2 Tbl oil:
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1 cup minced onion
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3 garlic cloves, crushed
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1 cup minced celery
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1 small potato, thinly sliced
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2 cups sliced carrots
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If necessary, add a little water to steam. When tender, add to soup. Continue simmering.
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About 15 minutes before serving add:
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1/4 cup dry red wine
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1/4 tsp dry mustard
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1/4 tsp thyme
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a few drops sesame oil (I think we used dark sesame oil)
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Just before serving:
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3 Tbl vinegar
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1 cup chopped tomatoes
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1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Latest revision as of 18:40, January 19, 2012

Start this early in the day - it needs to simmer a long time. Stir frequently.


3 cups dry green spits

about 7 cups water (more if needed)

1 bay leaf

2 tsp salt

Simmer covered 3-4 hours. Remove bay leaf.


Saute in 2 Tbl oil:

1 cup minced onion

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 cup minced celery

1 small potato, thinly sliced

2 cups sliced carrots

If necessary, add a little water to steam. When tender, add to soup. Continue simmering.


About 15 minutes before serving add:

1/4 cup dry red wine

1/4 tsp dry mustard

1/4 tsp thyme

a few drops sesame oil (I think we used dark sesame oil)


Just before serving:

3 Tbl vinegar

1 cup chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

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