Egyptian Lentil Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Egyptian Lentil Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Egyptian Lentil Soup

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"This is a traditional hearty soup usually eaten in the winter time, but can be eaten any time of the year. My recipe has absolutely NO FAT! Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Place 3 cups water, lentils, tomato, carrot, onion, garlic, and chicken bouillon in a stockpot over medium heat; cook until vegetables and lentils are softened, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to lukewarm.
  2. Blend vegetable and lentil mixture with an immersion blender until smooth. Stir 1 cup water, cumin, sea salt, pepper, and coriander into soup; heat over medium heat until warmed.
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May 27, 2012

The soup was easy to make and tasted fantastic. We're not huge cumin lovers but as is, it wasn't overwhelming. The flavors blended together nicely. The only change I made was to use chicken broth instead of the 3 cups water. Great recipe! Thank you for sharing.

 
Jun 11, 2012

I really enjoyed this soup and it was so easy to make! Only 4 four stars because I couldn't follow the recipe exactly. I can't eat onions or garlic so I had to leave them out, but I added a rib of celery and some celery seed at the beginning and it turned out great. It froze really well too. I will definitely make this again.

 
Oct 17, 2012

Very tasty. It was a little thick so I thinned it with some chicken broth. I made a double batch so I could freeze some.

 
Mar 24, 2013

I was looking for a middle eastern flavored lentil soup and this was the closest recipe I found. Honestly, I didn't follow to the letter because I wanted to double the servings and use canned tomatoes. I didn't have high expectations for giving me that middle eastern taste I was craving but don't know how to cook. What can I say? It was DELICIOUS and super easy! Completely satisfying for the craving and the ease. Thanks for the recipe! Hope you don't mind I rated it, even though I didn't follow it exactly.

 
Oct 04, 2013

Excellent!!!! Easy to make and fantastic taste. I started "tasting"during cooking and after a while I realized I had almost eaten half a plate .....thanks for sharing !

 
Nov 20, 2014

Pretty good soup. Easy to make. I think I liked it better unblended.

 
Oct 01, 2014

I will rate this a 5 because it is an excellent recipe. I prefer a balance of equal parts cumin to coriander powder though. Nevertheless it is very healthy and can be easily modified according to personal preference. If no fresh tomatoes are available, use a tbsp of tomato paste. If you like olive oil then sautee onions in it before adding the rest of the ingredients. Olive oil and a dash of lemon juice adds a nice finishing touch too. More people should try this recipe.

 
Mar 27, 2014

I loved it! I followed the recipe as is. It's wonderful.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 196 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 0.9 g
  • 1%
  • Fiber
  • 15.9 g
  • 63%
  • Protein
  • 13.3 g
  • 27%
  • Sodium
  • 316 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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