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Monastery Lentils A popular Guest House recipe that is vegan, easy to make and packed with flavor.  Recipe calls for dry herbs – but use fresh for extra flavor. Serve with shredded cheese if desired and add tabasco sauce if you want a little more zip. Serves 4 -5  2 TBS olive oil 2 large […]

This is a variation of the the following recipe from Twelve Months of Monastery Soups by Br. Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourette, 1996,  Triumph Books, Liguori, Missouri, page 163. 1 pound dry white beans12 cups water2 onions1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut in small cubes.2 leeks1 celery stalka few leaves of garden greens (spinach, chard, etc)4 garlic cloves6 tablespoon olive […]

This recipe is from Twelve Months of Monastery Soups by Br. Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourette, 1996,  Triumph Books, Liguori, Missouri, page 51. 6 servings (we usually make this about 3-4 times.) 6 TBS olive oil3 onions, chopped5 garlic gloves, minced2 butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, and cut in chunks1 potato, peeled and cubed1 carrot, peeled and sliced7 cups vegetable […]

This recipe is from Twelve Months of Monastery Soups by Br. Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourette, 1996,  Triumph Books, Liguori, Missouri. Served at Redwoods for Supper at Guest House Opening evening and several guests asked for the recipe.  Enjoy! Makes 6 servingsIngredients1 pound dry white beans12 cups water2 onions2 carrots2 leeks1 celery stalksome garden greens (spinach, chard)4 cloves […]

The winter rains have finally started at Redwoods Monastery. We are very thankful. This lentil soup is a hearty dish for these winter evenings. 2 Tablespoons butter2 Tablespoons olive oil2 onions – diced1 large scallion sliced in small rings4 medium leeks sliced in small rings4 large cloves garlic minced2 stalks of celery – diced4 medium […]

Anyone who has been a guest at the Monastery knows that supper always includes soup. It is one of the traditions the Sisters brought with them from Belguim. Around here soups are made from what is on hand. That’s how this version of Tomato Vegetable soup came to be. 3 quarts canned tomatoes2 Tablespoons butter2 […]

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