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    Shorba Libya

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    40 mins

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    MariaBright's Note:

    This is a classic delicious Libyan soup. I found the recipe online while specifically looking for North-African recipes.

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    1. 1
      Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat and fry the onions for a few minutes until tender. Add the lamb, chickpeas, tomato puree, spices and salt, and cook for a few minutes more, stirring occasionally.
    2. 2
      Cover the mixture with water, stir, then simmer with the lid on for 30-45 minutes or until the lamb is cooked. Add extra water if required and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
    3. 3
      Stir in the crushed mint about 10 minutes before the end, then squeeze in the lemon-juice just before serving. Serves 4-6.

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    • on July 10, 2013


      HI<br/> This is an excellent recipe i have tasted it in Libyan Restaurant in Tripoli, Libya. I have searched about this recipe in google finally i found it in <br/> I did SHORBA LIBYA and it came out very very well.... I love it... Hope you all tooooo....

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    Nutritional Facts for Shorba Libya

    Serving Size: 1 (358 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 402.0
    Calories from Fat 163
    Total Fat 18.1 g
    Saturated Fat 3.9 g
    Cholesterol 81.2 mg
    Sodium 394.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 28.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
    Sugars 2.2 g
    Protein 30.9 g

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