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    Egyptian Lentil Soup

    Egyptian Lentil Soup. Photo by I'mPat

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    30 mins

    30 mins

    lauralie41's Note:

    Lentil soups are ingrained in North African cuisine and this quick and simple soup is adapted from a international recipe website. Included in the Zaar World Tour 2005 swap, africa.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large saucepan melt butter. Add vegetables, garlic and bay leaf, saute until vegetables are tender.
    2. 2
      Add lentils, chicken stock, tomato, salt and pepper to vegetable mixture. Pour enough water into saucepan to cover.
    3. 3
      Simmer until lentils are tender, approximately 30 minutes. Pour hot soup into a blender and puree. Serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 05, 2010

      55

      I made as per recipe and it was 2 very generous and fillings serves for the DM and I, making for a great lunch on this rather chilly day. I blended using a stick blender and used red lentils and served with croutons on top. Thank you Lauralie41, made for Potluck Tag to take to Lainey's Simpley Delicious Lunch Party.

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    • on February 16, 2010

      55

      We truly enjoyed this delicious dish Lauralie. It was so flavorful and very quick and easy to make. I used all the ingredients listed but did not puree, as we prefer our soups chuncky. What a treat this was, my picky dh loved it. Needless to say, we will be enjoying this often. Thank you so much for sharing. :)

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    • on October 20, 2009

      45

      I made this soup without the celery. (just a personal preference) I did add a some cumin & garlic powder to the soup. Made for NA*ME Tag

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    Nutritional Facts for Egyptian Lentil Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (293 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 690.0
     
    Calories from Fat 242
    35%
    Total Fat 26.9 g
    41%
    Saturated Fat 4.9 g
    24%
    Cholesterol 7.2 mg
    2%
    Sodium 1860.7 mg
    77%
    Total Carbohydrate 80.6 g
    26%
    Dietary Fiber 33.0 g
    132%
    Sugars 12.5 g
    50%
    Protein 33.0 g
    66%

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