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Soup a la Crecy


  • 4 carrots
  • 2 sliced onions
  • 1 cut lettuce
  • chervil
  • 2 ounces of butter
  • 1 pint of lentils
  • crumbs of 2 French rolls
  • 1/2 teacupful of rice
  • 2 quarts of medium stock


Put the vegetables with the butter in the stewpan, and let them simmer 5 minutes; then add the lentils and 1 pint of the stock, and stew gently for half an hour. Now fill it up with the remainder of the stock, let it boil another hour, and put in the crumb of the rolls. When well soaked, rub all through a tammy. Have ready the rice boiled; pour the soup over this, and serve.

Time: 1 3/4 hour.

Seasonable all the year.

Sufficient for 8 persons.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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