Lebanese Lentil Soup

Recipe by Miss Annie
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place cilantro in a food processor with garlic, 3 Tbsps olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  • Process until mixture forms a paste.
  • Set aside.
  • Sauté onions in 1/4 cup of olive oil until light brown.
  • Add lentils and mix.
  • Cook on medium heat for a few minutes.
  • Add cinnamon and water.
  • Turn heat to medium-high and cook, uncovered, for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Turn heat to medium, add remaining salt, spinach, potatoes and cilantro paste.
  • and cook, uncovered, on low heat until lentils are creamy.
  • Add lemon juice and continue cooking, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
  • (Total cooking time about 1 1/2 hours.) This soup can be served cold, warm or hot.
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