Shorbet Ads (Lentil Soup)

Recipe by MechanicalJen
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine onion, lentils, and liquid. Simmer about 1/2 hour, until lentils have disintegrated.
  • If the soup seems too thick for your taste, add water to reach desired consistency.
  • Add in cumin and lemon juice and adjust salt or pepper to taste.
  • Serve with oil on the side for everyone to sprinkle on their own portion.
  • Variations-.
  • Stir in caramelized onions- i large onion caramelized in 2-3 Tbsp oil.
  • Omit cumin and stir in 4 crushed garlic cloves fried in 3 Tbsp oil with 2 tsp crushed mint.
  • Baghdadi Jews add 1 tsp turmeric and hot chilies
  • Add bulgur wheat 15 minutes before end of cooking.
  • Add 2 peeled and chopped tomatoes while cooking
  • Add 1 lb shredded fresh leaf spinach (or 1/2 lb frozen) 10 minutes before end of cooking.
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