Moroccan Lentil Soup

Moroccan Lentil Soup

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"Thick, delicious and nutritious, especially in the winter!"
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Ingredients

2 h 5 m servings 329 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 317 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In large pot saute; the onions, garlic, and ginger in a little olive oil for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the water, lentils, chick peas, white kidney beans, diced tomatoes, carrots, celery, garam masala, cardamom, cayenne pepper and cumin. Bring to a boil for a few minutes then simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or longer, until the lentils are soft.
  3. Puree half the soup in a food processor or blender. Return the pureed soup to the pot, stir and enjoy!

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Most helpful positive review

I'm quite surprised this recipe is called "Moroccan" as the significant ingredients aren't used in Moroccan cooking (my hubster is Moroccan so I know Moroccan cooking). With that said - I alter...

Most helpful critical review

I really should have liked this more than I did. The combination of garam masala and cardamon were just overwhelming to me. I had made a big batch & ended up giving it to friends who loved it....

I'm quite surprised this recipe is called "Moroccan" as the significant ingredients aren't used in Moroccan cooking (my hubster is Moroccan so I know Moroccan cooking). With that said - I alter...

Upon sampling this soup, my morrocan husband stated, "something is in there that doesn't belong in there." When i rattled off the list of spices he said the Garam Marsala didn't belong, althoug...

This soup has an excellent Indian flavor. Some friends walked into the house just after I started to boil the soup and they commented on the wonderful aroma that filled the house! I used brown l...

This is good, and so easy. I did it in the crockpot, and didn't sautee anything beforehand, just threw it all in (no oil). Sadly, I forgot to buy fresh ginger so I just used dried. I had brow...

Excellent soup - very aromatic and flavorful. However, a bottle of ground cardamom cost nearly $13 Since it was the first time using this spice, I was reluctant to spend that much. Was able t...

i love lentil soup, it always makes me feel so healthy eating it. and this one did not disappoint. i made a couple of alterations as others did i used chicken broth instead of plain water. i ...

I really should have liked this more than I did. The combination of garam masala and cardamon were just overwhelming to me. I had made a big batch & ended up giving it to friends who loved it....

This was an excellent soup! I used whole cardamom seeds instead of the ground cardamom, which resulted in a very strong flavor and aroma. Perfect for those who love African and Indian spices. I...

This is good with a few additions/subtractions. I used turkey broth I had in the fridge instead of water. I also didn't add the garam marsala, as this is not a traditional North African spice,...