Maha's Lentil Soup

Recipe by chefmopotts
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, saute onions in 1/2 C oil until translucent.
  • Add carrots and garlic and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add coriander, stir well to coat vegetables, and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  • Add lentils and stir well to coat.
  • Add water to cover the ingredients by 3 inches (about 8 cups).
  • Stir in cumin.
  • Cook about 30 minutes, or until lentils are al dente (softened but not completely cooked).
  • Season with approximately 1 Tbs. salt.
  • Add Swiss chard and cook about 10 minutes.
  • Remove 1 cup of broth and whisk in flour, then whisk back into soup pot.
  • In a saute pan over medium-high heat, cook pasta in 1 Tbs. oil until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
  • Add pasta to soup and cook about 8 minutes.
  • Ladle into bowls and squeeze about 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice over each serving. Serve with pita chips or unseasoned croutons.
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