First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Barton County
The Barton County Health Department reported the first confirmed positive case of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) in Barton County. Testing was confirmed on Monday, March 30 at 11 a.m.
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Lentil Soup
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1 large onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tsp olive oil

8 cups water or vegetable stock

2 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari

2 cups dry brown lentils

1 28-ounce can stewed tomatoes (or crushed tomatoes)

2 Tbsp miso

2 tsp cumin

1 tsp turmeric

Red pepper or hot sauce to taste, if desired

2 cups of greens (pumpkin leaves, spinach or other greens)

Salt and pepper to taste

Juice of one lime or lemon




In a large pot, saute the onions and garlic in olive oil for about five minutes or until soft. Add water, soy sauce and lentils to the onion mixture. Cook for about one hour.

Add tomatoes, seasonings, greens, salt and pepper (if using) and cook for another five minutes or until greens are done.

Add lime or lemon juice. Serve hot.

Makes 12 servings.