Lentil Soup

Total Time
1hr 35mins
10 mins
1 hr 25 mins

This nutritional soup recipe, which is typical of North Africa & the Middle East, was found on the internet & slightly tweaked.

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  1. In a large pot, saute onions, garlic & ginger in a little olive oil for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add water, lentils, garbanzo beans, cannelloni beans, diced tomatoes, carrots, celery, clove, cinnamon, cardamom, cayenne pepper & cumin.
  3. Bring to boil, then boil for several minutes before reducing heat.
  4. Simmer about 1 1/2 hours, or until lentils are soft.
  5. Puree half the soup in a food processor or blender, then return pureed portion to the pot, stirring all together.
  6. Serve & enjoy.