Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Lebanese-Style Red Lentil Soup Recipe


The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Lebanese-Style Red Lentil Soup Recipe.  Enjoy easy Lebanese Food recipes and learn how to make Lebanese-Style Red Lentil Soup.

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 30 Min
Ready In: 50 Min

Ingredients

6 cups chicken stock
1 pound red lentils
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 large onion, chopped
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice

Directions

1. Bring chicken stock and lentils to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and onion, and cook until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 3 minutes.

3. Stir onions into the lentils and season with cumin and cayenne. Continue simmering until the lentils are tender, about 10 minutes.

4. Carefully puree the soup in a standing blender, or with a stick blender until smooth. Stir in cilantro and lemon juice before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 276 | Total Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: < 1mg 

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Lebanese Chicken Skewers
Lebanese Chicken Marinade
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Chicken biryani recipe

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