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Atlas Mountain Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 3 hr

Atlas Mountain Soup

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"I just had to share this with you all! This soup, which is more like a stew, is sustaining enough to make a complete meal if accompanied by some good, crusty bread. The meat, combined with spices and with a tang of lemon and apricots, has the flavor of North Africa."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    3 hrs

Directions

  1. Soak the apricots in water for 2 hours or more until soft; drain.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic, cinnamon, cumin, and paprika; cook and stir for 1 minute. Raise the heat to medium-high, crumble in the ground lamb, stirring and breaking it up with a wooden spoon for a few minutes until browned. Stir in the drained apricots, celery, green pepper, and tomato.
  3. Using a vegetable peeler, shave 5 - 6 strips of rind off the lemon and add to the soup with the juice of the lemon. Stir in the water and sugar. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer gently for half an hour. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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Oct 29, 2008

I followed this recipe quite closely, and it was a gently-spiced, rustic, lemony soup. I used sweet paprika, and I think I'll try hot paprika next time.

 
Mar 15, 2010

Interesting combination of flavours and the dried apricots add a different texture. I used a can of tomatoes since the 'fresh' ones available right now have no flavour.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 405 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.3 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 23.1 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 6.8 g
  • 27%
  • Protein
  • 22.6 g
  • 45%
  • Sodium
  • 110 mg
  • 4%

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

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